The Daily Herald published an article today with information about the engine of the ill-fated aircraft that crashed this week after taking off from the Chicago Executive Airport (formerly Palwaukee Airport) in Wheeling, IL including the following excerpts.

The owner of the plane that crashed Wednesday afternoon in Wheeling said in a statement Thursday the plane’s engine had gotten a major overhaul over the past few months, but he understood it was ready to fly.

The engine was sent to a repair shop in Michigan and returned to Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling where it was reinstalled.

To read the complete article, visit the Daily Herald HERE.

See our previous post with images HERE.