Update: Pilot reported to the tower that he was losing power. Smoke in the cabin, loss of power. And was going to turn back around, but then was not able too. The pilot made an emergency crash landing in a field.
According to public records the aircraft with that tail number is registered to a RAND ROBINSON KR-2S aircraft to an individual in Northern Illinois (Rockford).
Sara: ” My brother in law, he is banged up but ok.”
Sources are reporting an airplane crash in Boone County.
Details are very minimal right now.
This afternoon around 5 pm a small aircraft crashed into a cornfield near Beloit and Dawson Lake in Boone County. The aircraft is belly up in the cornfield.
We been told there are injuries and they are believed to be non-life threatening.
Reports are saying it came from the Poplar Grove airport, but not confirmed at this time.
The cause of the accident is under investigation. Still developing.
RS Source Cynthia Herrera said: “My daughters and her friend where playing outside when they saw the airplane. My daughters friend said that the airplane did not look right and that it was shaking and also to low to the ground. Next min they heard the ambulance and fire truck. Thoughts to the family and hope no serious injuries.”