Plane crashes into the Rock River near Grand Detour, IL- UPDATE

Published: Jan. 20, 2018 at 4:44 PM CST
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UPDATE: Illinois State Police Troopers responded to a plane crash Saturday afternoon around 12:30.

Police say two people were flying when their plane came to rest on top of the ice on the Rock River near Grand Detour, Illinois.

The plane did hit power lines, one person lost power.

The pilot and passenger, David R. Manske and Jamie Nadowski, both from Machesney Park, IL were taken to an area hospital .

The plane was recovered from the ice and has been stored during an FAA investigation.

Police say various local, county, state and federal agencies responded.

ORIGINAL: Two people are injured after their plane crashed into the Rock River near Grand Detour, Illinois.

Illinois State Police say it happened around 12:50 Saturday Afternoon.

The plane was occupied by the pilot and one passenger according to ISP. They were transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The FAA is now investigating.