Bolingbrook Plane Crash: Pilot, Passenger Killed After Small Plane Goes Down Near Chicago

09/25/2013 09:34 pm ET | Updated Nov 26, 2013
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A second person died Thursday morning in a small plane crash in suburban Chicago.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the plane's pilot -- a 63-year-old Kentucky man -- was pronounced dead at 5:45 a.m. Thursday at the Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill.

A passenger in the crash, which took place about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at at Lily Cache and Weber roads in Bolingbrook, Ill., was pronounced dead at the scene and is believed to be the pilot's wife, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. She was the only other person on board the plane.

An investigation is ongoing.

Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil says a woman aboard the single-engine aircraft was killed Wednesday when it slammed into a parking lot outside a Bolingbrook bank. O'Neil says her name is being withheld until a Thursday autopsy establishes a positive identification and relatives are notified.

Bolingbrook Police Lt. Michael Rompa says the victims are believed to be the plane's pilot and passenger. Photos showed the plane ablaze after the crash.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory says the plane took off from Georgetown-Scott County Airport in Kentucky and was trying to land at Clow Airport in Bolingbrook.

A man was hospitalized at Loyola University Medical Center with burns. His condition isn't known.

Bolingbrook Police Lt. Michael Rompa says the victims are believed to be the plane's pilot and passenger. Photos showed the plane ablaze after the crash.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory says the plane took off from Georgetown-Scott County Airport in Kentucky and was trying to land at Clow Airport in Bolingbrook.