Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Field Outside Aurora Airport: Officials

A small plane made an emergency landing in a corn field just outside of the Aurora Airport early Friday morning, authorities said. 

The Kane County Sheriff's office and Sugar Grove police and fire departments said they responded to the area of the Aurora Airport around 7:10 a.m. for a report of a small plane that had landed in a nearby corn field.

"The pilot is attempting to direct fire personnel to his location in the cornfield west of the airport and south of Scott Rd.," officials said in a release. 

The pilot was not injured but as of 8 a.m., the plane had not been found.

"Due to the corn not yet being harvested the plane has not yet been reached by fire personnel," Patrick Gengler with the Kane County Sheriff's office said in a statement. 

Elburn fire officials had few details on what happened but said a plane had been  reported "down" in the area. 

Details on what happened weren't immediately clear. 

Check back for details on this developing story.

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