(Credit: CBS Chicago/Courtney Gousman)

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.


A Beechcraft twin-engine plane crash-landed in Wheeling, while trying to land at Chicago Executive Airport, on June 25, 2013. The pilot was the only person on board, and was not seriously hurt. (Credit: CBS)

Pilot Survives Crash Landing In Wheeling

A twin-engine Beechcraft crashed just north of Chicago Executive Airport, in Wheeling, Tuesday evening.


Spirit Airlines

2 Investigators: Questions Surround Man’s Death On Airplane

A Chicago man onboard a spirit airlines flight from Las Vegas to Chicago this past Monday died and 2 investigator Pam Zekman has learned there are questions about emergency training for staff and medical equipment on board that plane.


O'Hare International Airport

Suspicious Package On Plane Delays Flight At O’Hare

A bomb scare at O’Hare’s Terminal 3 Monday afternoon has delayed a flight to the East Coast.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Small Plane Skids Onto Interstate Near Racine, Wisc.

A small plane “landed” on Interstate 94 Monday night outside Racine, Wis., the Federal Aviation Administration said.


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.


Passengers videotape a disturbance aboard a Chicago-bound American Airlines flight Friday in Texas. (Courtesy: Stephen Termunde)

Plane To Chicago Delayed In Dallas After Struggle With Flight Attendant

Passengers say the flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 2332 showed early signs of erratic behavior. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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.


Laser pointer (CBS)

Man Gets 30 Days In Jail For Pointing Laser At Plane, Police Helicopter

One of two charged with pointing a laser at a commercial plane and a responding Chicago Police helicopter last month near Midway will spend 30 days in jail after pleading guilty on Friday.


Laser pointer (CBS)

2 Arrested After Pointing Laser At Plane, Police Chopper

Authorities have charged a woman and man for allegedly pointing a laser into the sky, in the direction of a commercial plane and a Chicago Police helicopter.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Police Car Lights (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Plane Skids Off Runway At Wheeling Airport; No One Aboard Injured

The Beech plane from Valparaiso, Ind., to the Wheeling airport slid off the runway upon landing Monday night, the FAA says.


Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Boeing Pushes Back 787 Delivery Again

Chicago-based Boeing pushed back deliveries of its new 787 again today, and now says it won’t deliver the aircraft until July at the earliest.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

Photos From Bart Shore/WBBM

World War II Plane Recovered From Lake Michigan

A World War II plane is back on dry land, after sitting at the bottom of Lake Michigan for nearly 70 years.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2010