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1 dead in small plane crash in suburban Chicago

FAA: 1 dead in crash of small experimental plane in suburban Chicago By The Associated Press

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) ' Authorities say one person is dead after a small plane crashed near an airport in suburban Chicago.

Kane County sheriff's spokesman Patrick Gengler says the plane crashed Sunday at Olson Airport, near the Chicago suburb of Elgin. Gengler says a coroner was called to the scene.

He says it appears there was only one occupant on the plane. He did not immediately have further details.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford confirms one person is dead. He says the single-engine experimental craft crashed under unknown circumstances just before 2 p.m.

Lunsford says the FAA is investigating and did not immediately have further details.

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