The pilot of a small plane that crashed shortly after taking off from Glasgow Municipal Airport on Saturday told police that the aircraft began to lose power and was unable to make it back to the airport before landing near the entrance of Perkins Road.
According to a Glasgow Police Department news release, officers responded to the scene at about 2:11 p.m. where they found the airplane with its nose down in a small ditch.
There were two passengers aboard the plane, and both men are from Trenton, Michigan. They both refused medical treatment at the scene.
Emergency crews remained at the scene Saturday afternoon, and federal aviation authorities are expected to arrive there shortly.
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No injuries were reported after a small plane crashed shortly after takeoff Saturday afternoon near Glasgow Municipal Airport.
The plane crashed off Perkins Road near Happy Valley Road close to the airport. The Glasgow Police Department is handling the scene and will be releasing more details this evening.