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One cat and three people died after a small plane crashed into Michigan home

A small plane crashed into a house outside Detroit leaving three people dead.

The three fatalities are believed to be the pilot and two passengers, the sheriff’s office said.

The family of five who lives in the home made it out alive, but the house was engulfed in flames, the office said. The home is located in Lyon Township, about 40 miles west of Detroit.




A mother talking to the press said her family was in the living room arguing over which movie to watch and had just moved into a different room when the plane struck the house.

Had the mother, father and three children stayed in the living room, it would have been a different story.

However, the family’s cat died in the crash.



Residents in the neighborhood have always lived in fear because plane are always flying overhead from the airport about half a mile away.

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