Plane Crash


A Cessna four-seat one-engine plane crashed while attempting to lift off at the Centralia Municipal Airport Thursday morning.

WJBD Radio reports the Federal Aviation Administration, which is handling the investigation, indicated the aircraft stalled when attempting to depart the airport and crashed on airport property.

Small Plane Crashes in Centralia

Feb 8, 2018

A plane crashed Thursday morning at the Centralia Municipal Airport.

WJBD Radio reports Centralia Police Chief Brian Atchison says the only person in the plane was the pilot and he was taken to SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital for treatment of injuries.

Authorities in southern Illinois have identified the four people who died after a single-engine plane crashed in a wooded area near Vienna on New Year's Eve.

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The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report on a fatal plane crash June 10 at the Williamson County Regional Airport.

The report echoes what investigators were able to say over the weekend - that the Cirrus SR-22 crashed during a routine recertification flight for pilot John Alleman.

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Williamson County authorities say a plane crash Friday afternoon killed one person and seriously injured another.

EDDYVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ Authorities in southern Illinois say the wreckage of a small aircraft has been found in the Shawnee National Forest northwest of Eddyville.