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Cessna 310 Pilot Taking Off at Chicago Executive Airport: Heard a Pop, Discovered His Nose Gear Was Wobbling in Skies Over Wheeling

205 Cessna 310 failed nose gear landing after several flyovers at Chicago Executive Airport. The call for help from Prospect Heights and Wheeling firefighter/paramedics was received at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018. However, not […]

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Single-Engine Plane: Emergency Landing on SB Lake Shore Drive Near 37th St, Chicago — No Injuries

79 Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:19 PM Friday July 27, 2018 to a report of a “plane crash” that was actually an emergency landing near 41.830016, -87.605319 (3800 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, […]

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1 Killed, 7 Injured: Southwest Passenger Was Extruded Through Broken Aircraft Window After Jet Engine Exploded

140 Investigators say a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of metal fatigue. Passengers describe a terrifying experience. One woman […]

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At Rockford Airport: Allegiant A320 Makes Emergency Landing with Possible Engine Fire After Departing for Punta Gorda, FL

55 Rockford International Airport area fire departments were on standby for an Allegiant passenger jet that had a possible engine fire Thursday evening shortly after takeoff. The Airbus A320 aircraft returned to Rockford Airport and […]

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Emergency Landing of Single Engine Rans S-6ES Coyote II Aircraft on Lake Shore Drive at Jackson Dr Near Buckingham Fountain, Chicago

62 Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:06 AM Sunday to a report of an aircraft that landed on Lake Shore Drive near the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Jackson Drive Chicago, IL. Chicago […]