LINCOLN, Ill. – A small plane crashed near a church in Lincoln during a meeting Wednesday night, causing injuries to those onboard.
The incident occurred on Wednesday evening at approximately 7:25 pm, when a call went out to all first responders in Lincoln for the plane crash at Lincoln Christian University (LCU).
According to witnesses, the plane hit a block structure near the Open Arms Christian Fellowship Church and came to a halt. One witness, who had stepped outside the church during the meeting, saw the plane fly into the campus.
The 9-1-1 call indicated injuries inside the aircraft, but no further details have been released at this time.
The cause of the crash remains unknown, and the identities of those onboard have not yet been released. Emergency services arrived promptly and are currently investigating the incident.
The church has not issued an official statement on the crash at this time. The community has expressed their concern and support for those affected by the incident.
We will continue to bring updated information as and when it becomes available.