1 dead in Clinton Co. plane crash


One man is dead after an plane crash in Clinton County Thursday night.

Pilot Michael Mills, 69, was traveling from the Owosso Airport to a landing strip at a his home when the plane hit power lines just before 6:30 p.m.

The single engine experimental plane crashed at 8998 S. Bauer Road in Westphalia Township.

Investigators believe the sun may have been a factor.

Mills was airlifted to Sparrow Hospital and died last night.

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, FAA and NTSB are investigating.

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