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2 Killed After Plane Bursts Into Flames

A couple who were flying a home-built aircraft died after their plane crashed in a Joliet, Illinois airport. The airplane was attempting to land from the west. It then came to rest on the runway of the airport and burst into flames. A spokesperson stated that the plane “was burned beyond recognition.” Authorities believe that the aircraft took off from a Buffalo, N.Y.-are airport and was bound for Madison, Wisconsin. Officials are still unable to state whether the pilot contacted someone on the ground to report any problems before the plane crash. There was good weather and clear visibility on the night of the airplane crash. The small regional airport in Joliet, Illinois is a fueling stop for smaller planes on route to other destinations, and may see 10 airplanes landing or taking off. To read the full story, click here.