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2 killed in small plane crash in wooded area near Waukesha

Officials respond to a small plane crash in Waukesha Co.
Officials respond to a small plane crash in Waukesha Co.(David Eicher/TMJ4)
Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 1:07 PM CDT
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WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - Two people were killed Tuesday when a small plane crashed in a wooded area near a suburban Milwaukee neighborhood.

The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted about 12:30 p.m. that a GlaStar aircraft crashed near Waukesha.

The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office later reported that the plane went down in the Village of Waukesha, which lies just to the south of the city of Waukesha. Both people aboard were killed, the sheriff’s office said. No one on the ground was hurt.

Federal Aviation Administration officials told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the plane took off from Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport in Milwaukee and was headed to Salina Regional Airport in Salina, Kansas, when it went down at 9:35 a.m.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - A small plane has crashed near a southeastern Wisconsin neighborhood.

The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted about 12:30 p.m. that a GlaStar crashed near Waukesha, a Milwaukee suburb.

WTMJ-TV reported the plane went down near a neighborhood in the village of Waukesha, which lies just to the south of the city of Waukesha. The Federal Aviation Administration says two people were on board but authorities haven’t said whether they died.

The village of Waukesha’s fire department referred inquiries about the crash to the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department. A message left there wasn’t immediately returned.

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