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Pilot, 3 Others Hurt In Michigan Small Plane Crash

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MANISTEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A pilot, instructor pilot and two passengers have been injured after a small plane crashed during takeoff from a northern Michigan airport.

The Manistee County sheriff's office tells television station says
that the plane's nose gear did not clear a surrounding fence Tuesday afternoon at Manistee Blacker Airport in Manistee Township.

The plane hit some trees after sliding into a wooded area. The crash is under investigation.

The 37-year-old pilot, a 25-year-old instructor pilot, 54-year-old passenger and 27-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries.

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