Chicago: Plane Crashes into Home in Plainfield, Illinois

July 21, 2016 Updated: July 21, 2016

A plane has reportedly crashed into a home in the Chicago suburb of Plainfield on Thursday, officials said.

The Joliet Police Department, in a statement, confirmed the plane crashed into a house “in the area of Theodore and Brighton” at around 11:15 a.m. local time. It added: “Please seek alternative routes near Rt. 59 and Theodore, and Theodore and River Rd while the crash is investigated.”

There’s no word yet on the pilot of the plane.

The Joliet Fire Department also said it was at the scene. Ambulances were also dispatched to the scene. “Units currently working and unknown injuries,” the department said.

It said the plane was of an “unknown size.”

According to NBC Chicago, no one in the home was injured.

However, it’s unclear how many people were in the plane when it went down. The Federal Aviation Administration also told NBC Chicago there weren’t any immediate reports of anyone on the ground injured.

Photos uploaded to social media show a burned home with rescue crews in the area.

A plane crashed in Joliet, Illinois (Google Maps)
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