Elderly couple injured in small plane crash on North Side

Plane crashes through chain-link fence, ends up on street


A husband and wife in their 80s were injured after their small plane crashed Monday afternoon on the city's North Side.

Police said the husband overshot a nearby runway, crashed into a chain-link fence and rolled into the street in the 600 block of Heimer Road.

The wife injured her back and was taken to a nearby hospital.

Her husband was treated at the scene.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.