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Pilot is OK after plane crashes at Rockford airport

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UPDATE: The pilot whose plane crashed at the Rockford airport earlier this morning is in good condition. 

The Rockford airport says that the Cessna 182 airplane crashed at about 9:30 this morning. The plane was attempting to land at the airport. Details leading up to the crash are still limited at this time. 

The pilot is in good condition and was the only one on board at the time of the crash. 

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the cause of the crash. 

At this time, the airport is fully operational with no flight delays. 


A small plane crashes Monday morning at Rockford airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Details are limited at this time, and it's unclear if the pilot is injured. 

According to the FAA, a pilot flying from Dubuque, Iowa to Rockford was preparing to land at RFD when the Cessna 182 crashed. 

The FAA says the crash is under investigation, and that the investigation could take several weeks to months before it is completed. 

Details are limited at this time. 

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