Chicago cargo crash kills two

A SMALL cargo aircraft has crashed near Chicago killing both pilot and co-pilot.The Royal Air Charter Learjet 35, built in 1977, left Oakland County International Airport in Michigan on Tuesday 5 January. However, it crashed shortly afterwards into the Des Plaines River near the Chicago Executive Airport, where it was coming into its final approach.The pilots’ names haven’t been released by authorities and Royal Air is apparently closed until further notice.Royal Air Freight of Waterford, Michigan has a fleet of 20 small jets.

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