MONROE, Wis. — Around noon on Sunday, the Green County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 calls advising that citizens had seen a plane in the sky lose altitude and crash. The plane went down into an open field north of Monroe Airport. It then crashed into a wooded area immediately north of the open field and impacted with some trees.
The first responders on scene advised the plane was on fire and fully engulfed, and the Monroe FD extinguished the flames. Initial investigation revealed the pilot had filed a flight plan out of Chicago and listed 4 people on board. There were no survivors.
tHe victims are a 17-year-old girl, a 13-year-old boy and their mother and grandmother, FOX6Now reported.
The area was secured with no traffic allowed and the roadway was closed.
Responding to the scene were Green County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Monroe, Juda, Monticello, Evansville and Brodhead Fire Departments, Green County EMS, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board.
This crash remains under investigation with the Sheriff’s Office, FAA and NTSB.