Two Killed in Plane Crash Just East of Lake in the Hills Airport

A small plane crashed about 3:15 p.m. Thursday just northeast of of Lake in the Hills Airport, and east of Pyott Road. The crash is near Pyott Road, James R Rakow Road, and Virginia Road in Crystal Lake. Two men on board the aircraft were killed when the plane crashed nose first into a barren lot of Meyer Material, just east of the airport. Initially the occupants were described as males/white victims in their 40’s. Their identities have not been released.

Crystal Lake and Algonquin-Lake in the Hills firefighter/paramedics responded to the crash.

The aircraft was a single engine Beech S35 manufactured in 1964. The aircraft (N176Q) is registered to Paul San Filippo of Grayslake, Illinois.

Developing …

View Larger Map
Approximate site of crash.

Stay informed with news from The Cardinal’s Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page — Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album — go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to …

Arlington Heights Fire Engine