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.
A local aviation expert said he believes the fiery San Francisco plane crash that killed two people and injured dozens more was likely the result of pilot error.
A former University of Oklahoma starting quarterback was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into a house in northern Indiana, officials said Monday.
A small airplane made an emergency landing near the Morris airport Saturday afternoon, touching down on Illinois Route 47 before careening into a field, a dispatcher tells CBS 2.
A vintage World War II fighter plane crashed in DeKalb County Tuesday afternoon. Police said the pilot was alert and talking to emergency workers.
Federal authorities were investigating the cause of a fatal plane crash near Joliet on Tuesday.
Antioch Community High School is in mourning today – after the death of a 14-year-old freshman and her father, killed in a plane crash yesterday in southeastern Wisconsin.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says a single-engine Grumman AA1 crashed while trying to land just before 1:30 p.m. Sunday. He says local authorities told the FAA both people on board died.
Two people were killed when a small airplane went down in a wooded area in Gary, Ind., late Wednesday morning.
A pilot was killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into a yard along Eagle Lake in Kansasville in southeastern Wisconsin, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.
A pilot is dead after a plane went down near Rockford Tuesday morning.
Two men were killed after a plane crashed near a small airport in the north suburbs.
One of the men in an experimental plane that crashed into a grocery store Florida Monday was an attorney from Aurora.