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Plane crashes near Newark

Posted by wlpo on September 13, 2014

A small plane crash near Newark sent the two people on board to a hospital.

The crash of the light sport airplane happened Friday  afternoon west of Cushing Field near the La Salle and Kendall County line. Investigators think the plane got tangled in power lines and went down. Over a thousand people living in Newark, Sheridan and Serena lost power.

The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

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