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Small plane crashes in rural Will County

PEOTONE, Ill. (CBS) -- A small plane went down Friday afternoon in rural Will County.The Peotone Fire Department was on the scene for the small plane crash south of Monee and northeast of Peotone. The closest intersection is Will Center and Eagle Lake roads, but the crash scene is next to Rock Creek and far from any road. The fire departments from the Will County communities of Manhattan and Monee also responded.A heavy tow truck was also on the scene to try to stabilize the back end of the plane's fuselage.CBS 2's Kris Habermehl reported the plane appears to have gone down at a steep angle in a wooded area next to the creek. The engine had come loose from the firewall, and it appeared that the plane stalled out and came down at a nose-down, vertical attitude, Habermehl reported.A person was rescued after being trapped inside the wreckage, and was loaded into a University of Chicago Medicine Aeromedical Network helicopter to be taken to the U of C Medical Center.The person's condition was not immediately available.
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Pilot Critically Injured When Small Plane Crashes Into Field: Peotone Authorities

A pilot was transported to a Chicago-area hospital with life-threatening injuries after crashing a small plane into a field Friday afternoon in suburban Peotone, according to officials. At approximately 3:20 p.m., first responders were called to the area of Will Center and Eagle Lake roads regarding a reported plane crash,...
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Diane Kathleen Gombash, 79

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MOMENCE, IL

Small plane crashes in Peotone

PEOTONE, Ill. - A small plane crashed in Peotone Friday afternoon near Black Walnut Creek. The aircraft could be seen from SkyFOX buried in some trees, however, it is unknown if there are any injuries at this time. We have reached out to local authorities, and will update this story...
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