Ottawa County deputies identify two people who died in Zeeland Township plane crash

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Ottawa County deputies say two people are dead after a plane crash in Zeeland Township near the Ottawa Executive Airport, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (WWMT/Aldair Zepeda)

Two people died in Zeeland Township Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 after a plane crash.

Ottawa County deputies said the two-seat 2006 Byerley RV9A crashed after takeoff, northeast of the runway of the Ottawa Executive Airport. They said the victims were 61-year-old Dale Deweese and 59-year-old Joyce Deweese.

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office said an investigation was being conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration Flight Standards District Office out of Grand Rapids.