Kentucky couple killed in Chicago-area plane crash

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BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) - A Kentucky hospital has identified the victims of a deadly suburban Chicago plane crash as one of its surgeons and his wife.
   
Georgetown Community Hospital officials in Georgetown, Ky., said Thursday that the couple killed in Wednesday's crash were Dr. Narayan Venguswamy and his wife, Jay Venguswamy. They were traveling in a single-engine aircraft.
   
The plane took off from Georgetown-Scott County Airport in Kentucky and was trying to land at Clow Airport when it crashed about a half mile away in a bank parking lot in Bolingbrook. The couple were the only two people on board.
   
No one on the ground was hurt. Photos showed the plane ablaze after the crash.

Earlier story:

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say a second person has died from a single-engine plane crash in suburban Chicago.
   
Bolingbrook Police Lieutenant Michael Rompa says the man died shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday.
   
The man was on the plane when it crashed half a mile from Clow Airport in Bolingbrook on Wednesday. He was hospitalized at Loyola University Medical Center with burns.
   
A woman also on board the plane died when it careened into a bank parking lot. They were the only two people on board. Authorities haven't released their names or said which one was the pilot.
   
No one on the ground was hurt.
   
The plane took off from Georgetown-Scott County Airport in Kentucky and was trying to land at Clow Airport when it crashed.

Earlier story:

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say one person was killed and another injured when a small plane crashed in suburban Chicago.
   
Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil says a woman aboard the single-engine aircraft was killed Wednesday when it slammed into a parking lot outside a bank in Bolingbrook. O'Neil says her name is being withheld until a Thursday autopsy establishes a positive identification and relatives are notified.
   
A man was hospitalized at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood with burns. His condition isn't known.
   
Bolingbrook Police Lt. Michael Rompa says the victims are believed to be the plane's pilot and passenger. Photos from the scene showed the plane on fire, with smoke billowing from wrecked autos.
   
The crash was near the single runway Clow Airport. Rompa said the plane was headed toward the airport.

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