Aircraft Off the Runway into the Grass at Chicago Executive Airport

Cessna 172P with a failed landing gear in the grass at Chicago Executive Airport (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt)
Cessna 172P with a failed landing gear and damaged propeller off the runway and in the grass at Chicago Executive Airport (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt).

Firefighters and paramedics from Prospect Heights and Wheeling responded about 11:02 a.m. Sunday, November 21, 2021 to a report of an aircraft in distress at Chicago Executive Airport in Prospect Heights and Wheeling.

An aircraft landed on Runway 34 and apparently experienced a landing gear failure and ran off the runway on the north end of the airport near Hintz Road.

The pilot did not initially report any injuries.




Occupants of the plane were out walking around the aircraft when firefighters arrived.

Some fire equipment was returning by about 11:20 a.m.

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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Prospect Heights ARFF 39 at the scene at Chicago Executive Airport (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt)
Prospect Heights ARFF 39 at the scene at Chicago Executive Airport (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt).
Wheeling Fire Department Squad 24 at the scene at Chicago Executive Airport (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt)
Wheeling Fire Department Squad 24 at the scene at Chicago Executive Airport (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt).




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Cessna 172P with a failed landing gear in the grass at Chicago Executive Airport (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt)
Cessna 172P with a failed landing gear in the grass at Chicago Executive Airport (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt).