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Aerial footage shows wreckage after small plane crashed and burned in Illinois
Raw video: First responders on scene after a small plane crashed at the Chicago Rockford International Airport.
One person was killed when a private plane veered off a runway and caught fire Thursday at Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford, Illinois, authorities said.
Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz did not identify the victim of the accident.
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The FAA says the plane that caught fire was a Beechcraft King Air twin-engine plane that can carry between seven and 13 passengers, depending on the variant.
It is believed the aircraft was taxiing when it ran off a runway and caught fire, authorities said. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating to determine the cause of the accident.