OAKLAND COUNTY, MI — The pilot and two travellers who died when their non-public aircraft crashed into a New Hudson property Saturday afternoon have been determined.
The pilot of the aircraft was David S. Compo, former president of the Dwelling Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan. Compo, along with his wife Michelle and their son Dawson, died in the crash, a information release from the affiliation states.
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The aircraft crashed sometime just before 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2 in a neighborhood just west of Pontiac Path and Grand River Avenue, in the Orchards of Lyon subdivision.
Lyon Township firefighters responded to the home, which was in the beginning described to be totally engulfed in flames.
Soon following the crash occurred, Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard tweeted that all occupants of the home, found in the 57600 block of Russet Lane, had been equipped to get safely and securely out of the home.
The property is located just a 50 percent a mile from the Oakland/Southwest Airport, which was the family’s vacation spot, the news launch from the HBA mentioned. Compo was claimed to be an expert pilot and had flown to Canton, Ga on Dec. 29. The household was returning household when the crash occurred.
The Compo household had been a major component of HBA’s background for a long time and David Compo was instrumental in encouraging the affiliation deal with quite a few obstacles through 2020, the launch said. His time period as HBA president finished on Friday, Dec. 31, 2020.
“Our hearts go out to David’s mother, Janet Compo, who served as HBA’s president in 1995, brother Christopher and Lisa Compo and the overall loved ones,” a statement from the affiliation examine. “We have no info at this time on a memorial for the spouse and children.”
Michael Stoskopf, HBA’s CEO, stated the affiliation was lucky to have David Compo foremost the group in 2020.
“His involvement, professionalism and expertise above the decades have been terrific assets to our group and he has been a correct pal to me as we confronted obstacle immediately after problem all through this past 12 months,” Stoskopf said.
David Compo commenced executing plans for his parents’ creating organization, James D. Compo, Inc. at the age of 15. After 33 several years with the firm, he and his brother Christopher Compo released Compo Builders, Inc. Throughout his occupation, David has overseen the building of properties for about 600 southeast Michigan families in addition to hundreds additional remodeling and indoor pool and spa assignments, the release states.
David Compo was named HBA Builder of the Year in 2013 and Developer of the Yr in 2015, according to the association. The company’s Lisa Ranch in Dunhill Park of Novi was awarded a 2019 Parade of Properties Blue Ribbon and a 2020 HBA Product sales & Layout Competition Silver Award for New Home Inside Style and design Task of the 12 months. The organization also gained a Gold Award for Complete Household Transform about 2000 square feet.
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