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Small plane crashes in Boilingbrook

A small plane crashed a Bolingbrook  bank parking lot Wednesday evening.

The pilot and his wife were killed.  They have not been identified.

Several vehicles were burned and damaged as well.

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Nearly 400 friends and family attended a vigil in Kentucky Tuesday night for a couple killed last week in a small plane crash in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.

Dr. Narayan Venguswamy and his wife, Jay, died when their plane plunged into a Chase Bank parking lot after attempting to land at Clow Airport.

Mrs. Venguswamy was killed immediately in the fiery crash just after 5 p-m last Wednesday.

Dr. Venguswamy died later at Loyola Medical Center’s burn unit.

At Tuesday night’s vigil in their hometown of Georgetown, the couple were remembered for their generosity to the community.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash.

The victims of the small plane crash in Bolingbrook are identified.

They are doctor Narayan Venguswamy, and his wife, Jay.

Doctor Venguswamy had a pilot’s license, and the couple was on their way from Kentucky to the Chicago area for a medical conference.

An aviation source says the couple`s plane touched-down at Clow Airport just after 5 p.m. yesterday evening, but changing winds sent it too far down the runway. So, they attempted a second landing.

But, their plane hit a tree, a light pole, several cars, and then crashed in the parking lot of a Chase Bank on Weber Rd.

Venguswamy worked at Georgetown Community Hospital for 27 years.

His wife loved photography.

The couple had two adult children.

The pilot of the small plane that crashed in Bolingbrook died Thursday morning.

The 63 year-old man was pronounced dead at 5:45 a.m. at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. His wife was killed at the scene Wednesday.

An aviation source tells WGN-TV the couple’s plane touched-down at Clow Airport just after 5 p.m., but it was too far down the runway due to shifting winds. So, they attempted a second landing. But, their plane hit a tree, a light pole, several cars, and then crashed in the parking lot of a Chase Bank at 262 S. Weber Road around 5:15 p.m.

No one on the ground was injured.

The victims were from Kentucky, but have not been identified. They left Kentucky around 3 p.m.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating. They will take a special look into if the plane’s engine malfunctioned.

WGN News Writer C. Hayes published this story.

The pilot of the small plane that crashed in a bank parking lot in Bolingbrook has died.

The pilot, identified as a 63-year-old man from Kentucky, was pronounced dead at 5:45 a.m. at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he had been taken with severe burns after the crash Wednesday evening. The man’s wife, the only other person on board, died at the scene.

The couple was attempting to land at the Clow International Airport at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, when witnesses say they heard a loud noise and the saw the plane explode.

The plane hit some trees, a light pole and three cars in the parking lot, but avoided hitting a bank.

Witnesses say the pilot walked away on fire.

That woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one on the ground was injured.

The FAA says the single-engine plane originated from an airport in Georgetown, Kentucky.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

A woman who was the passenger of a small plane died after the plane crashed in a Bolingbrook parking lot late this afternoon.

The pilot of the plane was taken to the hospital with severe burns, according to police.

The crash happened near Lily Cache and Weber Rd in Bolingbrook.  Bolingbrook police say the plane crashed into a tree, a light pole and then several vehicles near a Chase Bank.

Police say the plane was attempting to land a Clow Airport.

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Raw: Several vehicles damaged when small plane crashes

Two pleople were injured in a small plane crash in Bollingbrook.

Raw: Vehicles, parking lot damaged and burned when small plane crashes in Bolingbrook

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