B-17 Bomber Crashes in Suburbs
A World War II era B-17 made an emergency landing in a field in Oswego, Illinois shortly after taking off from the Aurora airport.
One person was slightly injured after the plane hit the ground and burst into flames, but six others escaped without injury.
The vintage plane, buitl in 1944 referred to as the “Flying Fortress,”crashed and burned at Route 71 and Minkler road in Oswego, just four miles from its takeoff. The bomber was headed toward Indianapolis.