Plane crashes on Washington Island
WASHINGTON ISLAND (WLUK) -- Two people were able to walk away from a plane this morning on Washington Island, according to a former fire chief with the Washington Island Fire Department.
Officials say a 4-seater Mooney airplane came in low and slow into the airport around 11 Saturday morning. That's when it caught an air pocket and crashed just beyond the runway behind a row of trees.
Authorities say there were only 2 people on board and they received minor injuries and were treated on scene.
The plane is a total loss.
The Door County Sheriff’s Office says it will not be releasing any further information until Monday.