Helicopter Crash in Oceana County

Two people are currently recovering after a helicopter crash in Oceana County.

 According to, a Fruitport pilot picked up a private passenger yesterday afternoon in Grant Township, and crashed shortly after take-off. The Oceana County Sheriff said the aircraft didn't climb up as quickly as it should have and the pilot swerved to avoid a row of trees... which caused the plane to flip on its side. The pilot and passenger were transported to Hackley Hospital in Muskegon with non-life-threatening injuries.

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