Cardinal News

Firefighters and paramedics from Prospect Heights and Wheeling responded about 11:02 a.m. Sunday, November 21, 2021 to a report of an aircraft in distress at Chicago Executive Airport in Prospect Heights and Wheeling.

An aircraft landed on Runway 34 and apparently experienced a landing gear failure and ran off the runway on the north end of the airport near Hintz Road.

The pilot did not initially report any injuries.

Occupants of the plane were out walking around the aircraft when firefighters arrived.

Some fire equipment was returning by about 11:20 a.m.