Sunday, May 26, 2019

Rand Robinson KR-2S, N886MJ: Incident occurred May 26, 2019 near Poplar Grove Airport (C77), Boone County, Illinois

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; DuPage, Illinois

Aircraft had engine difficulties and landed in a field.

Date: 26-MAY-19
Time: 22:05:00Z
Regis#: N886MJ
Aircraft Make: RAND ROBINSON
Aircraft Model: KR2S
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Operation: 91

POPLAR GROVE (WREX) — Poplar Grove Airport officials report a small plane went down in a field near the airport sometime Sunday evening.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified of a crash in the area.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office confirmed it responded to the area near Beloit Road.

Officials said there were no serious injuries reported. There is still limited information available at this time.

Original article can be found here ➤

POPLAR GROVE (WTVO) - Authorities are investigating a plane crash in Poplar Grove.

Around 5PM Sunday, several agencies were called to a corn field near Dawson Lake Road and Beloit Road where a small plane crash-landed.

The pilot suffered minor injuries but is expected to be okay. 

Authorities believe the plane took off from the Poplar Grove Airport, but airport personnel were not able to confirm.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤

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