ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS (December 4 , 2017) – A small plane carrying a dentist and three family members crashed on Monday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:00 pm, at the Rockford International Airport. A Beechcraft King Air C90 with four people on board was reportedly landing when it crashed about 200 yards east of the runway for an unknown reason.
The pilot and owner of the plane, Dr. Edward B. Noakes III and two of his daughters sustained injuries in the accident, and were hospitalized. Another family member was also hospitalized in critical condition, and their identity has not been released.
The accident remains under open investigation at this time to determine cause and liability. Lexton Law is still investigating this accident and will update this article as more information is released. This is the fifth crash this year involving a King Air plane. In January a C90GT crashed in Rio De Janeiro, killing five people on board. In April A C90 crashed at the Chicago Executive Airport, but luckily nobody on board was injured. A full list of incidents for 2017 is below.
- January 2017: C90GT crashed in Brazil, killing 5 people
- Feburary 2017: C90 King crashes in a field in Oklahoma as a result of engine problems, carrying 3 people
- April 2017: C90 King crashes at the Chicago Executive Airport with two on board
- June 2017: E90 King crashes in New Mexico, killing 2 people
- December 2017: C90 King crashes at the Chicago airport, injuring 4 people
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating crash,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law. “We wish a swift and steady recovery to those injured in this accident.”
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