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Kalamazoo man, 71, walks away frong single-engine plane crash in Three Rivers


THREE RIVERS (WKZO) -- A Kalamazoo man walked away from a single-seat plane crash in Three Rivers Wednesday evening.

Three Rivers Police responded to a plane crash in a wooded area off of Hov Aire Drive near M-60 around 7:30 p.m. A single-seat, single-engine, fixed-wing plane had apparently dropped out of the sky.

Seventy-one-year-old Peter Ernest Wilkins of Kalamazoo managed to walk away from the crash, but he was still taken to the Three Rivers Health Emergency Room to be checked out as a precaution. The FAA and the NTSB are still investigating the crash.