Monday, July 07, 2014

Accident occurred July 07, 2014 in Hancock County, Illinois

Emergency crews responded to an airplane crash Monday afternoon near Carthage, Illinois.

Carthage Fire Chief Eric Shuman says crews were called out to 1945 N County Road 2350 at about 4:15 p.m. Shuman said they found that crop duster airplane had crashed in a corn field.

The pilot, who Shuman said is not local, was transported to a hospital by air ambulance. Shuman says it appeared the pilot had non life-threatening injuries.

Shuman said the single-engine airplane was in pieces, with the engine ripped off.

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