Plane Crash in Luce County

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Plane crash in Luce County
MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – On Sunday afternoon, police reported a single engine plane crash at the Luce County Airport.
The plane was found fully engulfed in flames when troopers from the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post arrived around 2:15 p.m. The pilot, Dean Minett of Newberry, suffered burns to his legs and arms and was taken to Helen Joy Hospital for treatment.
The plane was being flown for aerial fire assistance and is considered a total loss. It was owned by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
The FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash.
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