1 dead, 1 injured after plane crashes in Bolingbrook

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A female passenger of a small plane was killed and the pilot was severely injured after they crashed this evening in a Chase Bank branch parking lot in Bolingbrook as they attempted to land nearby, officials said.

The crash happened at 5:15 p.m. at 262 S. Weber Rd. in the Southwest suburb, said Bolingbrook Police Lt. Michael Rompa. Officials believe the pilot was trying to land at Bolingbrook’s Clow International Airport nearby, said Rompa.

But before the plane came to rest in the parking lot, it crashed into a tree, a light pole and three vehicles near the bank, Rompa said.

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