Chicago plane crash, happened at residential area near Midway airport early Tuesday. The cargo plane hit the home of old couple, leaving the pilot dead while the couple was saved from the tragic incident.
The Chicago Fire Department has confirmed the death of the pilot who was identified as Eric Quentin Howlett, 47, from Ohio. It was around 3:00 a.m. in the morning when it hit the home of the 80-year-old couple at 6500 block of South Knox Avenue shortly after taking off from Midway around 2:45 a.m., aviation officials said.
The Federal Aviation Administration official said that the pilot alarmed an emergency landing going back to the Midway airport but unfortunately the plane crashed on a two-storey home.
The Chicago plane crashed at the home in South Knox around one-quarter mile from Midway’s Runway 31C swiping out the whole living room, and destructing the basement.
Luckily, the elderly…
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