Pilot Hurt When Plane Crashes in Hampshire

A pilot was injured with a small plane crashed in a far northwest Chicago suburb over Memorial Day weekend.

According to the Hampshire Fire Protection District, a single-engine Cessna crashed around 6:30 p.m. on Getty Read near Rout 20.

The plane hit a utility wire before crashing in a cornfield, officials said. 

The pilot was extricated from the aircraft and taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, though the injuries were believed to be non-life threatening. 

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