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.

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Approximate site of crash.



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