Shortly after takeoff, the pilot of a single engine plane told the control tower at Midway that he needed to return to make an emergency landing.
A small cargo plane crashed into a home a few blocks away from Midway International Airport early Tuesday morning. The pilot reported engine trouble just moments before the two-engine plane went down in the 6500 block of South Knox Avenue.
Three healthcare professionals from Kansas were killed late Sunday after their aircraft crashed not long after taking off from Midway Airport.
A pilot was killed when a small plane crashed Sunday night in the southwest suburbs.
Emergency crews responded to a plane crash in the far southwestern suburbs, on the border of LaSalle and Kendall counties.
An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a family spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Father Roman Artymovych at Saints Volodymyr & Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church said there is a great sense of loss in the community, after 298 people died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 apparently was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday.
A doctoral student and decorated former rower at Indiana University was among the 298 people killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday.
The crash of Malaysia Airlines MH17 appears to be caused by a missile strike, according to U.S. officials, but both sides in the fighting in southeastern Ukraine are denying responsibility.
An aviation expert from Chicago said speed is of the essence for investigators trying to determine the cause of a Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine on Thursday.
The founder of the Malaysian Club of Chicago said he’s getting word of a Chicagoan who might have been on board the Malaysia Airlines jetliner that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday.
In a month, the people of Sioux City, Ia., will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the crash of a crippled, Chicago-bound United Airlines DC-10 that was forced to make an emergency landing at Sioux Gateway Airport.
Fifty-three-year-old Jeffrey Bronken, who was piloting the plane, died in the March 22 crash near Clearwater, Fla. His daughter, 15-year-old Katie Bronken, died a few days later.
Jeffrey Bronken, 53, was flying a Piper PA-28-181 to Florida on Saturday, on a spring break trip with his daughter, Katherine, and her friend Keyana Linbo, when the plane hit power lines while making a “forced landing” on a six-lane highway.
15-year-old Katie Bronken died Wednesday from injuries she suffered in the plane crash that killed her father on Saturday.
A northwest suburban man is dead and two girls injured after a plane from the Chicago area crashed in eastern Florida, police said.
The report, issued Thursday, does not indicate what caused the Sept. 25 crash that killed the pilot, Narayan Venguswamy, 63, and his wife, Jay, from Georgetown, Ky.
Eyewitnesses said the single-engine plane appeared to do a “touch-and-go,” circled and crashed several hundred feet short of the runway. Both people aboard died.
The man and woman killed in a plane crash in southwest suburban Bolingbrook have been identified as a Kentucky surgeon and his wife.
The pilot and sole-occupant of a small plane was killed in a crash in LaPorte County Indiana, according to a press release from the LaPorte County Sherriff’s Office.