Plane Skids Off Runway At Wheeling Airport; No One Aboard Injured

WHEELING (STMW) — Nobody was injured when a small airplane slid off a runaway Monday night at Chicago Executive Airport in northwest suburban Wheeling.

The Beech plane from Valparaiso, Ind., to the Wheeling airport slid off the runway upon landing about 8:30 p.m., according to Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory.

The only person on the plane was not injured, she said.

The Wheeling police and fire departments responded, according to a dispatcher, and remained on the scene at 9:30 p.m.

The FAA is investigating.


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