Small plane crashes on I-88

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KANEVILLE, Ill. — A small plane crash-landed on I-88 near Kaneville, Illinois during the Monday afternoon commute.

The plane landed in the westbound lanes near Mile Marker 102 and the Kane and DeKalb County line.


Illinois State Police said the plane took off from Waukegan airport en route to Aurora around 4 p.m. Shortly after takeoff, the pilot reported having engine trouble and attempted an emergency landing on the roadway.

State police said the plane’s wing clipped a vehicle before coming to rest on the grass in the median.

State police said the pilot was taken to the hospital with non-life  threatening injuries.

According to the FAA, the plane is a Knight-Wilcox Varieze aircraft, a single-engine plane with two seats.




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