Oakland plane crash victims identified as home builder David Compo, wife and son

January 02, 2021, 7:31 PM

David Compo (Photo: Compo Builders)

The victims in the small plane crash that killed three Saturday in Lyon Township have been identified. They are David Compo, his wife, Michelle, and son, Dawson. Compo was co-owner of Compo Builders in Novi, which he operated with his brother.

Compo was flying the small plane, which crashed into a house, setting it ablaze. The residents escaped. 

Fox 2 Detroit reports:

The family was returning home from Canton, Georgia where they had been since December 29. They were just a half-mile from their destination to the Oakland Southwest Airport according to a news release from the (Homebuilders Association of Michigan, where Compo is president).

The Lyon Township Fire Department responded to the crash around 4 p.m. in the 57600 block of Russet, near Grand River and Pontiac Trail. The home caught fire. 

The Federal Aviation Admininistration is exected to investigate.

Read more:  Fox 2 Detroit

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