ELK GROVE VILLAGE Ill. — Authorities are investigating a plane crash in Ned Brown Preserve, popularly known as Busse Woods, in Elk Grove Village on Friday evening.
According to the FAA, a twin-engine Beechcraft BE20 crashed in a wooded part of Busse Woods around 7:15 p.m. on Friday.
Police say the smaller corporate plane crashed in the forest preserve and added that the pilot of the plane was able to walk away from the crash.
On Saturday, the Cook County Forest Preserve said approval has been given to start removing the aircraft from the woods.
Crews are working to have this done by Sunday.
While crews are working, nearby trails will be closed.
Currently, it is unclear what led to the crash or if anyone else was on board at the time.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.