Plane strikes power line, crashes in Hampshire

Updated 5/27/2018 8:45 PM

A single-engine plane struck power lines and crashed Sunday evening near Hampshire, but no serious injuries were reported, officials said.

The plane crashed shortly before 6:30 p.m. on Getty Road near Route 20, according to the Hampshire Fire Protection District.


Firefighters extricated the pilot, who was the lone occupant of the Cessna aircraft, and took him to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, officials said. His injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

Hampshire police and the Kane County sheriff's office also responded to the crash. Police are investigating.

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