3 children and pilot OK after plane flips - WNEM TV 5

3 children and pilot OK after plane flips

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Authorities say a pilot and his three children have avoided injury in the crash of a small plane at a St. Clair County airport.  

The sheriff's office says the 59-year-old pilot told investigators that he was landing his Cessna 172 when a wind gust flipped it Friday at Marine City Airport.  

The pilot and the children -- ages 18, 12 and 10 -- got out of the plane unharmed.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified and will investigate.  

The airport is south of Port Huron.  


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