Monday, August 10, 2015

Small plane found in national forest

Illinois officials have confirmed that the small aircraft that fueled up in Marion last night and left around 8:30 p.m., crashed a short time later north of Eddyville, Ill., in the Shawnee National Forest.

A hiker found the plane late Monday.

Search and rescue crews had spent all day looking for the plane.

The pilot and a passenger were both dead.

See previous post at The Press Online