MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities say a small plane has crashed in southwestern Michigan's Cass County after its engine failed.
The pilot and a passenger had minor injuries from the Sunday afternoon crash.
The sheriff's department says the single-engine plane piloted by 45-year-old Scott Duck, of Edwardsburg, crashed into a field in Mason Township shortly after taking off from a nearby grass air strip.
The department says Duck had attempted to turn the plane around for an emergency landing when it lost altitude.
The passenger was identified as 83-year-old Floyd Johnson of Niles.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.