NTSB Identification: CEN11FA383
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, June 13, 2011 in Oswego, IL
Aircraft: BOEING B-17G, registration: N390TH
Injuries: 1 Minor,6 Uninjured.
After take off, crew reported smoke in the aircraft and chase plane reported seeing fire on the left wing. An emergency landing was successfully performed onto a corn field. Crew of three and four passengers successfully egressed sustaining one minor injury.
Muddy ground hampered the fire department response and aircraft was consumed by fire.
Read NTSB report here.