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Seven people dead in small plane crash near Bloomington

Posted by wlpo on April 7, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) – The McLean County sheriff is confirming that seven people died in a small plane crash near Bloomington while returning home from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis.

The county coroner pronounced all seven pronounced dead all seven people on board. Their identities are being withheld pending notification of family.

The small plane crashed just short of the Central Illinois Regional Airport after midnight Tuesday morning.

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