Thursday, July 25, 2013

Cell Tower Knocked Down in Illinois

This past weekend, a crop duster crashed over Lee and Ogle counties in Illinois knocking down a cell tower. The plane crashed in a cornfield about 3 miles northeast of Shannon. Thankfully, the pilot had no life-threatening injuries and was able to remove himself from the plane before the engine compartment caught fire.

However, the cell tower and a smaller tower didn’t fare so well and they both collapsed following the crash. The crash is being investigated by the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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