Too much weight may have caused Michigan small plane crash that killed pilot, 3 family members

  • Article by: COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 21, 2013 - 9:05 PM

DETROIT — Radio transmissions between a 19-year-old pilot and a Detroit-area airport control tower point to the small plane he was operating as being too heavy before it crashed just after takeoff, killing all four people aboard.

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simplyhotJun. 21, 1310:23 PM

Only way to turn and head back is a very shallow turn with nose down attitude. Most likely a stall induced flat spin from what the wreckage looked like.

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