FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA W. Chicago-DuPage (NON Part 121) FSDO-03
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD AND STRUCK A BERM, NEAR NEWARK, ILLINOIS.
Sunday morning at approximately 11:39 a.m., Kendall County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 9000 Block of Millbrook Road, just north of Route 71, for a report of a small airplane crash.
Contact was made upon arrival with the pilot, Kurt Englemann, who was uninjured. Englemann was the sole occupant of the plane.
Englemann was flying from Wisconsin. He told Kendall County Sheriff's deputies that his plane lost power, prompting him to attempt a landing in a field.
Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have been notified, and will complete an investigation.
A pilot made an emergency landing in a farm field in the 9000 block of Millbrook Road south of Plano at approximately 11:38 a.m. today, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's Office.
Police said the pilot, Kurt Englemann, age and address not given, was the sole occupant of the plane and was not hurt.
Englemann told police he was flying from Wisconsin when his plane lost power, prompting him to make the emergency landing.
Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have been notified, and will complete an investigation, police said.
The 9000 block of Millbrook Road is located south of Silver Springs State Park.