MONEE, In poor health. (TOC) — A small aircraft crashed right into a tree in far south suburban Monee Friday afternoon.
Chopper 7HD was over the scene, the place the downed aircraft gave the impression to be tangled in a tree close to Will Heart and Eagle Lake roads. The crash appeared to happen on the fringe of a discipline, between the grass and a creek.
The one-engine Patterson Glasair II crashed round 3:20 p.m., in keeping with the FAA.
Fireplace officers mentioned they arrived inside six minutes of the preliminary dispatch.
Solely the pilot was on board, the company added.
Whereas over the scene, Chopper 7HD captured the pilot trapped between the aircraft and the tree. He gave the impression to be alive and transferring, and rescue crews have been working to free him.
The pilot was transported to the hospital by helicopter and is alleged to be in crucial situation with life threatening accidents, in keeping with Peotone fireplace officers.
What prompted the aircraft crash was not instantly clear.
Peotone is the company in control of the emergency response, officers mentioned.
The FAA and the Nationwide Transportation Security Board are investigating.
No additional particulars have been instantly accessible.
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