Experimental Aircraft

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.

07/22/2012

Investigators inspect the wreckage of a small plane after an accident that killed 69-year-old pilot Frank Kehoe. (CBS)

Pilot, 69, Dies In Plane Crash Near Elgin

Frank Kehoe, a northwest suburban resident, died when his single-engine experimental plane crashed near the Olson Airport.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2011

Jack Morrison's E-Racer aircraft, while it was still under construction (Credit: eraceraircraft.com)

Pilot Killed Over The Weekend Had Survived 2 Plane Crashes

The pilot who died in a plane crash in Kane County over the weekend had survived two crashes in the past 11 years.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011