Small Plane from KY Crashes Near Bank in Chicago Suburb

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

UPDATE: 9/26/13 2:16 PM CDT

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) -- A Kentucky hospital has identified the victims of a deadly suburban Chicago plane crash as one of its surgeons and his wife.

Georgetown Community Hospital officials in Georgetown, Ky., said Thursday that the couple killed in Wednesday's crash were Dr. Narayan Venguswamy and his wife, Jay Venguswamy. They were traveling in a single-engine aircraft.

The plane took off from Georgetown-Scott County Airport in Kentucky and was trying to land at Clow Airport when it crashed about a half mile away in a bank parking lot in Bolingbrook. The couple were the only two people on board.

No one on the ground was hurt. Photos showed the plane ablaze after the crash.


UPDATE: 9/26/13 11:29 AM CDT

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has died from a single-engine plane crash in suburban Chicago.

Bolingbrook Police Lieutenant Michael Rompa says the man died shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday.

The man was on the plane when it crashed half a mile from Clow Airport in Bolingbrook on Wednesday. He was hospitalized at Loyola University Medical Center with burns.

A woman also on board the plane died when it careened into a bank parking lot. They were the only two people on board. Authorities haven't released their names or said which one was the pilot.

No one on the ground was hurt.

The plane took off from Georgetown-Scott County Airport in Kentucky and was trying to land at Clow Airport when it crashed.


BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities say one person was killed and another injured when a single-engine plane crashed in suburban Chicago.

Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil says a woman aboard the single-engine aircraft was killed Wednesday when it slammed into a parking lot outside a Bolingbrook bank. O'Neil says her name is being withheld until a Thursday autopsy establishes a positive identification and relatives are notified.

A man was hospitalized at Loyola University Medical Center with burns. His condition isn't known.

Bolingbrook Police Lt. Michael Rompa says the victims are believed to be the plane's pilot and passenger. Photos showed the plane ablaze after the crash.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory says the plane took off from Georgetown-Scott County Airport in Kentucky and was trying to land at Clow Airport in Bolingbrook.

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