Home-made plane crashes near Burlington

Police warnng at an accident scene with a badly damaged car

Home-made plane crashes near Burlington

By The Associated Press. CREATED Aug 12, 2012

TOWN OF BURLINGTON - A pilot and his passenger are OK after a small home-built plane made a crash landing near the Burlington Municipal Airport.

The Racine County sheriff's office says the plane crashed Saturday afternoon.

The male pilot and his female passenger reported minor injuries.

Sgt. Dan Hogan says the two reportedly had left the Burlington airport on a pleasure flight when they heard a strange sound while in the air.

Hogan says the plane started to vibrate and the pilot knew he had to land.

A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration says the plane came down in a cornfield about two miles north of the airport.