Small plane carrying dad, three children crashes at Marine City Airport

MARINE CITY, Mich., (WXYZ) - A small plane carrying a father and his three children crashed at Marine City Airport Friday.

The St. Clair County Sheriff's office reports a 59-year-old China Township man touched down once in an attempt to land the 172 Skyhawk when a large wind gust flipped the plane on it's head.

Thankfully the pilot and his three children, ages 18, 12 and 10 escaped unharmed.

The FAA is investigating the incident.

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