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Former military plane crashes in Novi while attempting emergency landing, police say

NOVI, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – A pilot attempting to make an emergency landing of a former military plane crashed into the backyard of a home in Novi on Sunday night, police said.

The call about the plane crash on Cambridge Drive north of Eight Mile came in around 6:41 p.m.

According to police, the pilot, a 71-year-old man from Northville, was the only one on board and suffered minor injuries.

Paramedics transported him to St. Mary’s Hospital in Livonia.

No one on earth was hurt.

Traffic on Eight Mile Road was not stopped while the FAA investigated the accident.