CHICAGO (CBS) — The pilot of a single-engine plane walked away unhurt, after making a rough emergency landing Sunday night in Grayslake.
The engine on the small plane failed as the pilot was heading toward Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling.READ MORE: Investigators Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
He told air traffic control he needed to find another place to land, and headed for Campbell Airport in Grayslake, but the plane didn’t quite make it to the runway.READ MORE: 'I Can't Believe It's Been Three Years:' Community Prepares To Remember, Reflect On Tree Of Life Shooting
Instead, the plane skidded across a field and crossed a bridge.MORE NEWS: Humboldt Park Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Critically Wounded
The pilot was able to get out of the plane on his own and he wasn’t hurt.