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Small plane crashes in northern Macomb County

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Posted at 12:21 PM, May 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-27 12:54:28-04

The Macomb County Sheriff's Office says a small plane crashed in Ray Township late Saturday morning.

According to the sheriff's office, a man in his 70s was attempting to land at Ray Community Airport near 27 Mile and Indian Trail when he suffered a hard landing. He was the only person on board.

The plane crossed Indian Trail and went into a field before crashing into some trees.

Deputies tell us the man was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital. His injuries are not life threatening.

The FAA has been notified and will be conducting an investigation.