HOWELL, Mich. (CBS DETROIT/ AP) — The names of two men who were involved in a fatal small plane crash in Howell Tuesday have been released.
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that the men who were killed were 68-year-old James Tafralian, of Webberville, and 64-year-old Philip Henry Colmer, of Chelsea.READ MORE: Kellogg's Being Sued Over Strawberry Pop-Tarts
The Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine Aero Commander M200 aircraft was taking off at Spencer J. Hardy Airport near Howell when it crashed Tuesday morning. Livingston County Sheriff Mike Murphy says the plane was landing when it crashed.READ MORE: Target To Open Store In Midtown Detroit
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