John E. Juergensmeyer, 80, killed in small plane crash in Kendall County, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 1:57pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014

Longtime Elgin attorney dies in small plane crash near Plano

The crash took place in a wooded area in Kendall County, about 60 miles southwest of Chicago, ABC 7 reported on its website. Juergensmeyer was part owner of the plane, his wife said. ABC 7 reports it took some time to find the wreckage because of the location of the crash. A helicopter with night vision found the plane in a cornfield.
John Juergensmeyer, who had had his pilot's license for the past 35 years, made the 90-minute trip to visit his brother about once a month, according to his widow.
People Involved: 
John E. Juergensmeyer
Plano, IL

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