- Associated Press - Monday, August 28, 2017

BAGLEY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a small plane with two people aboard has crashed in northern Michigan’s Bagley Township.

Officials on the scene tell the Petoskey News-Review the plane’s pilot and a passenger were both alert and speaking when found by emergency personnel. Both were taken to a hospital. Their names haven’t been released.

The plane, a Cessna 180, hit some trees before landing upside down in a field south of Gaylord about 1 p.m. Monday.

Jerry Peck, who owns a storage building nearby, says he “heard the sputtering and sputting and then a hellacious crash noise.”

The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known.

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Information from: Petoskey News-Review, https://www.petoskeynews.com

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