According to Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport, they have lost a big part of their crew as their airport dog and Michigan's Most Famous Dog has passed away. Piper who began working at the airport in January 2015, passed away on Wednesday night after a long battle with prostate cancer. Piper's main job at the airport was chasing birds, including geese, ducks and owls, off of the runways. He officially started working at the airport in January 2015.

You can see the emotional note that airport left for him here, and check him out in action below.


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