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Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Lake Shore Drive

The pilot was able to lane on Lake Shore Drive at Jackson Drive about 6 a.m., after the plane suffered some sort of a mechanical issue affecting tail control, according to police and fire officials.


An American Airlines jet taxis past American Eagle jets at O'Hare Airport March 26, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. American Airlines canceled about 200 flights nationwide today so they could inspect some wiring aboard their MD-80 aircraft. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Three Injured When O’Hare-Bound American Plane Hits Turbulence

Three passengers were injured when an American Airlines plane en route from New Orleans to Chicago hit turbulence.


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United/Mesa Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing

A United plane made an emergency landing at O’Hare on Monday morning after reports of smoke in the cockpit.


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American Airlines Flight From Chicago Diverted To St. Louis

An American Airlines plane en route from O’Hare International Airport to Dallas made an emergency landing Monday morning in St. Louis after a pilot became ill.


A small plane flipped over when the pilot tried to land on a marshy area on the lakefront at 93rd Street on July 22, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Pilot Hurt When Plane Flips While Landing On Lakefront

A small experimental airplane flipped over on its roof while making an emergency landing along the lakefront on the Far South Side on Sunday.


American Eagle Flight

Plane Makes Emergency Landing, Slides Off Runway At O’Hare

An American Eagle commuter plane slid off the runway during an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport Thursday morning, just a day after the very same plane made an emergency landing at the airport.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

A Southwest Airlines jet (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted To Indianapolis

A Chicago-bound Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Indianapolis Wednesday because of a medical emergency.


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Smoke Prompts United Plane Bound For Chicago To Land In Vermont

A United Airlines plane bound for Chicago made an emergency landing in Vermont early Wednesday, after reports of smoke in the cargo hold.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Emergency officials look at a plane that made an emergency landing in a Bedford Park, Ill. field on Saturday June 18, 2011. (CBS)

4 People OK After Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Southwest Suburban Field

Four people emerged safe Saturday evening after the small airplane they were on crash-landed in a field in southwest suburban Bedford Park.


Pilot Lawrence "Bud" Sittig landed a B-17 in a west suburban farm field on Monday. (CBS)

B-17 Pilot Recounts Emergency Landing In Oswego Field

With smoke on board, Lawrence “Bud” Sittig says he thought he could make it back to the Aurora Airport. But a nearby plane gave him a stunning order: “You’re burning badly. Put it in a field.”

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

A pilot landed on a road in downstate Milford Friday due to weather conditions. (Carla Waters/Times-Republic)

Pilot Lands Plane On Foggy Downstate Highway

A 76-year-old northwest suburban pilot was not injured when he safely landed his small plane on a foggy highway in eastern Illinois on Friday.


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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing At O’Hare

An engine failure forced pilots pm an American Airlines jet to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff at O’Hare.


Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Boeing Lost Eight 787 Orders Last Week

Chicago-based Boeing Co. says it lost eight 787 orders in the week that ended Tuesday, the same day that one of the planes made an emergency landing.