1 Dead, Another Injured After Romeoville, IL, Plane Crash

June 27th, 2011 | Other accidents

June 27, 2011 A plane crash Sunday in Romeoville, Illinois, killed a 68-year-old pilot from Darien and injured his passenger when engine trouble forced a crash landing near Lewis University Airport. After taking off from Brookeridge Airpark near Downers Grove, the plane crashed around 2:30 p.m. near Airport Road and Independent Boulevard, according to The… Read More

Small Plane Crash Kills 2 Civilians at Florida Air Force Base

June 24th, 2011 | Other accidents

June 24, 2011 Two civilians died in the twilight hours of Thursday morning when a small Beechcraft plane crashed near a runway at Eglin Air Force Base in Eglin, Florida. The plane was piloted by a retired Air Force Colonel who lived in Shalimar and had rented the plane—a Beechcraft C24R Sierra–through Eglin’s Aero Club.… Read More

Plane Crash in Western North Carolina Claims at Least 3 Lives

May 26th, 2011 | Other accidents

May 26, 2011 A twin-engine Beech Baron 58 aircraft crashed into mountainous western North Carolina on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least one person. Crews are still searching the rough terrain in Unaka, North Carolina—about 125 miles west of Asheville—for additional bodies. The first body was found by rescuers on foot after the plane’s smoking wreckage… Read More