FORSYTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities blame high winds for the crash of a single-engine plane as it tried to take off from Sawyer International Airport in the central Upper Peninsula. The pilot escaped injury.
TV stations WLUC and WBUP say the Cessna flipped about 3:30 p.m. Monday. The airport is in Marquette County’s Forsyth Township, about 15 miles south of Marquette.READ MORE: Eviction Moratorium Update: With CDC Extension Unlikely, What Will Happen To Renters?
The crash temporarily halted air traffic at the airport. The plain sustained significant damage.READ MORE: T-Shirts Designed By Industry Club Youth Available As Free Gift At Select Downtown Detroit Stores
An investigation is continuing.
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