Aircraft crashes in St. Joseph County

Posted at 8:02 AM, Aug 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-07 07:59:29-04

THREE RIVERS, Mich. — Police and fire crews in St. Joseph County responded to a wooded area on Aug. 6 for a report that an aircraft crashed in the area.

The wooded area is off of Hov Aire Drive near M-60 and crews got there around 7:30 p.m.

It was a single seat, single engine, fixed-wing aircraft that crashed. The pilot walked away from the scene and was taken to an area emergency room as a precaution.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the crash and the area will remain closed until that investigation is complete.