Plane crash

8.7.14:  Plane crash in southern Michigan


THREE RIVERS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed into a wooded area in southwestern Michigan and the pilot escaped serious injury.


The single-seat, ultralight-type plane went down Wednesday night in Three Rivers.


Authorities say the pilot was trying to land nearby. He was on foot when rescuers arrived and was taken to a hospital as a precaution.


The crash is under investigation.