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Elderly pilot killed in plane crash near Sandwich

Posted by wlpo on September 29, 2014

An 80-year old man was killed after his plane went down between Sandwich and Plano.

John Juergensmeyer of Elgin was pronounced dead at the scene of a plane crash along Griswold Springs Road which is south of Route 34. No one else was on the plane when it crashed Sunday night.

The plane went down along Griswold Springs Road, which is south of Route 34 between Sandwich and Plano. State Police along with the Federal Aviation Administration are handling the crash investigation.

An autopsy is planned Tuesday.

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