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Small Plane Crashes After Trying To Land At Michigan City Airport

The pilot and co-pilot were the only two on board when the plane overshot the runway while trying to land.

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. - A small private jet crashed Wednesday morning after sliding off the runway at the Michigan City Municipal Airport.

According to WNDU in South Bend, the pilot and co-pilot were the only two on board when the plane overshot the runway while trying to land.  The two had only minor injuries.

Police say the plane crashed through a fence, went across a nearby highway and took out a guardrail before stopping 300 yards into a field.

The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

 

Photo credit: Getty Images / Edward McCain

 

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