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.
A pilot passed up two chances to land at suburban airports — because he didn’t want to get stranded — just minutes before crashing near Crystal Lake last month, killing his two daughters and one of the girls’ boyfriends.
Three people were killed and two others injured when a small plane transporting a medical patient crashed late Monday in north suburban Riverwoods.
All four people aboard a small plane, including a Wheaton College junior, her sister and businessman father, were killed when the aircraft crashed Saturday morning near northwest suburban Crystal Lake.
Frank Kehoe, a northwest suburban resident, died when his single-engine experimental plane crashed near the Olson Airport.
The recently-retired CEO of a truck trailer manufacturing business is being hailed as a hero for guiding his plane away from a subdivision as it crashed near Racine, claiming his life.