Plane Crashes Near South Haven Regional Airport

Police are investigating a small plane crash in South Haven Township about a mile from the South Haven Regional Airport. Police were called around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday by the Federal Aviation Administration in Chicago as it had not had any contact with the plane since early Tuesday morning when it was leaving. South Haven Police, Michigan State Police, the Van Buren and Allegan county sheriff’s offices, FAA, and U.S. Air Force are investigating. Our newsroom is told there were lives lost in the crash, but don’t yet know how many. The plane went down in a wooded area near 12th Avenue and 72nd Street.