(WJW) – A plane crash almost took a local man’s life 55 years ago.

But instead it turned his life around, and lead Mickey Robinson on a different path after he caught a glimpse of what he says was heaven.

Robinson is a pastor and an author and talks about his experience with the hope that it will inspire others to seek out positive change.

FOX 8’s Roosevelt Leftwich has the story. Watch in the video above.