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Pilot identified in deadly plane crash


We now know the name of the man who died when his ultralight plane crashed in Niles.

Michigan State Police say after a short search Saturday evening, the wreckage of 50 year old Christopher McKenna of Elkhart's plane was found in a wooded area east of Clark and Jackson Streets.

Police say McKenna was flying in tandem with another plane. That pilot says the two were supposed to be landing when McKenna's plane went down.

Police say the two planes were flying for only a short time and the pilots were testing an antenna.

Federal authorities are investigating what may have caused McKenna to crash.

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