Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Aurora Municipal Airport, Illinois

Sunday, October 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a corn field in Sugar Grove, Illinois, on October 6th.

The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Aurora Municipal Airport, Illinois.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Edward Bonifas, 58, and his wife Carmella Bonifas, 65. Both of them remained unharmed.

The plane was heading to Arizona at the time.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

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