Plane crash

Emergency crews are on the scene of a small plane crash in a field near Chebanse.

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a single-engine airplane crash Friday afternoon. According to reports, the plane crashed into a wheat field at 1861 E 3300 North at Chebanse.

At 1:58 p.m. Iroquois County Sheriff's Police, along with Chebanse Township Fire, Otto Township Fire, Beaverville Fire, Aroma Park Fire and Riverside EMS were dispatched to rural Chebanse in reference to a plane crash with injuries. According to police reports the plane crashed carrying three occupants.

Upon arrival of EMS the occupants were transported to Riverside Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital in Kankakee. The extent of the injuries was unknown as of press time.

The crash scene is under investigation with the Iroquois County Sheriff's Department and the Federal Aviation Administration.

The Illinois State Police also assisted with the scene.

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Emergency crews are on the scene of a small airplane crash. According to reports, the plane crashed into a field at 1861 E 3300 North at Chebanse.

Otto Township, Limestone Township, Chebanse and Beaverville fire departments have been called.

No further information is available at this time.

This story will be updated.