2 Michigan men killed in small plane crash near South Haven airport

4 August, 2022
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2 Michigan men killed in small plane crash near South Haven airport

Two men died after the plane they were in crashed near a southwestern Michigan airport shortly after takeoff, police said Wednesday.

The plane crashed around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, South Haven Police Chief Natalie Thompson said, but the wreckage wasn't discovered until nearly 24 hours later. It was found about 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from South Haven Regional Airport.

The bodies of the two men were found in the wreckage of the Aerospace 600 around 7 a.m. Wednesday, Thompson said.

Police found no indications of an explosion, she said.

South Haven police were told by the Federal Aviation Administration around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday that the plane was missing.


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