CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Kate Leese and Adam Kendall of Beaver Island, and Mike Perdue of Gaylord, have been identified as three of five people involved in a quadruple-fatal plane crash Saturday in Charlevoix County.

Leese, 35, and 37-year-old Kendall, were both killed in a small plane crash near Beaver Island on Saturday. The couple’s 11-year-old daughter survived the crash and remains hospitalized in unknown condition. Perdue, 43, was also killed in the crash. The pilot, who was also killed, was not identified.

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According to reports, the victims included a real estate agent and a couple who were planning to open a winery and vineyard in the area. Perdue was a real estate agent.

The plane went down west of Mackinaw City.

The twin-engine Britten-Norman plane was flying from Charlevoix on Michigan’s lower peninsula, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.

The FAA said it would take part in an investigation led by the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Geo quick facts: Charlevoix County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 26,054. The county seat is Charlevoix – Wikipedia.

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