Three seriously injured in North Macomb County plane crash – Macomb Daily
Three people are hospitalized with multiple injuries and serious burns after the small plane they were traveling in crashed Sunday afternoon in northern Macomb County.
The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office said the accident happened around 4 p.m. somewhere in Ray Township. The plane is believed to have been flying from Ray Community Airport in the Indian Trail area near 27 Mile Road.
sergeant. Renee Yax said the plane attempted to take off and crashed about 75 feet above the ground.
Three people, including the pilot, suffered what authorities call serious injuries and burns as a result of the accident. All three were taken to an area hospital, but no condition report was immediately available.
A dog was reported missing, Yax said.
It is not known at this time what caused the plane to crash.
All roads in the area are closed while crews and first responders work at the scene.
The sheriff’s office is investigating the incident. It’s unclear whether the Federal Aviation Administration or the National Transportation Safety Board are conducting their own investigation.
No one from the airport was immediately available for comment.
More information is expected to be released later tonight. Check back to Macombdaily.com for further updates as they become available.