Police Identify Victims Of Brighton Plane Crash

By: News 10
By: News 10

Police have released the names of both victims of a plane crash that occurred Saturday morning near Brighton.

The pilot of the aircraft has been identified as 79-year-old Walter Davenport of Brighton. He was injured in the crash and is currently hospitalized at University of Michigan Hospital.

The passenger, 56-year-old Ana Ortega, a citizen of Costa Rica, was declared deceased at the crash scene.

Police say both were in the plane when it crashed into a swampy area in Brighton Township shortly after takeoff.

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