911 Tapes In Naperville Plane Crash Released
(WBBM) - The two people hurt when their small plane crashed into a Naperville health club last week are recovering from their injuries.
Now, the recordings of the calls to 911 have now been released.
LISTEN: Newsradio 780’s Steve Miller Reports
Dispatcher: “Naperville 911, how may I help you?
Caller: “An airplane just crashed on the north end of the Naper Aero air strip.”
Dispatcher: “OK, were you a witness to this, sir?”
It was last Wednesday when the small plane slammed into the XSport Fitness Club in Naperville.
This call came from another witness:
Caller: “Uh, there’s a plane crash into XSport on the corner of 75th and Route 59.”
Dispatcher: “Did it actually go into the building?”
Caller: “It went actually into the building.”
Dispatcher: “Did you see any flames or anything like that?”
Caller: “There are no flames at the moment.”
And from another caller:
Dispatcher: “Naperville 911, how can I help you?”
Caller: “Hi, My name is Mike…”
Dispatcher: “Did it go actually into the building?”
Caller: “It went into the southwest corner of the building.”
Dispatcher: “Of the actual building, correct?”
Caller: “Of the actual building.”
And then a call from inside the fitness club.
Caller: “We see this gasoline leaking all the way into our wood gym.”
Dispatcher: “OK, you’re able to evacuate the gym?”
Caller: “Yeah, we’re evacuating right now.”
Dispatcher: “Anybody in the gym hurt?”
Caller: “No, no one’s hurt in the gym yet.”
Rescued from the wreckage of the plane: Lloyd McKee and his wife Maureen.
Lloyd McKee has been transferred to a rehab facility and from her hospital room, Maureen McKee told Newsradio 780 she is feeling better.