An 82-year-old Clay Twp. man was injured when the aircraft he was piloting crashed attempting to land at Marine City Airport on Friday, June 21st at 9:51 p.m. The pilot was overdue having left from Pontiac and was located using a phone locator app by a family member. The crash was north of Arnold Rd, west of airport behind a private residence. He was assisted at the scene by the St. Clair County Sheriff, Ira Twp. Fire Department, Richmond Lenox EMS, and the Michigan State Police. The pilot was extricated by Ira Twp. Fire and transported to McLaren Macomb.
He advised he has lost power prior to landing and that last he remembered. No further information on his status. NTSB notified and will conduct an investigation.