Two bodies found inside plane after it crashes into Lake Michigan

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Two bodies have been found in a plane that crashed into Lake Michigan on Saturday afternoon.

The Milwaukee Medical Examiner's Office confirmed that two middle-aged men were found in the wreckage 42ft under water.

The plane was a 1975 Piper single engine that was flying from Racine to Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Fire Battalion Chief Sean Slowey told the Fox6 Now: "We don't know how many people were on this plane. The plane seats four persons, so until we know otherwise, we're going to assume there are four persons and continue searching for two missing persons until we know differently."

The pilot was killed in the crash and was identified by the US Coastguard as William Gensler.

The general manager at Batten International Airport, Dave Mann, said that Gensler was a flight instructor and had an office at the airport.

He told the Inqusitr: "I've known him a long time. He's a good pilot. He will be missed around the airport."

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