Report: Aircraft crash on North Fox Island

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The U.S. Coast Guard was called to a Lake Michigan island Sunday afternoon to rescue five people after two aircraft collided, according to a Traverse City news station.

NBC affiliate WPBN reports the crash happened before 3:45 p.m. on North Fox Island, which is about 25 miles offshore from Charlevoix.

One of the aircraft was taking off and another was landing on the island when the crash happened, WPBN said.  

A helicopter from the Coast Guard's Traverse City Air Station landed on the island, collected the five people and returned them to the mainland.


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