Racine County Sheriff’s Department along with the Kansasville Fire Department are on scene in the 24000 block of Kennedy Drive in the area of Eagle Manor/Eagle Lake for a plane crash. MABAS Alerts have gone out for towns across the area including, Raymond, Kansasville, Union Grove, Burlington, Salem, Bristol and numerous others. The Racine Fire Bells have been dispatched to the accident scene.
There is damage to homes and vehicles, radio reports that the plane did hit buildings. Numerous sheriff’s are on scene for crowd control. Reports that the plane is severely damaged and burned. There are multiple vehicles that were on fire along with at least 2 structures. Deputies are trying to keep onlookers away from the scene, radio reports that there are a lot of low hanging power lines in the area from the accident. WE Energies has been contacted. Radio reports that a 2 seater plane is missing off the radar.
Investigators are on scene, numerous first responders on scene. WE Energies is on scene.
12:36 p.m.- Some tankers are being allowed to return to service, enough fire units on scene. Mabas alert is being canceled, Union Grove and Kansasville FD’s remain on scene. Residents report seeing 2 planes shortly before the crash, unconfirmed at this time with RCSD. FAA needs information regarding the plane and number of passengers, authorites report that with the severe damage they are unable to provide this information at this time. Residents report that it appears no one on the ground was injured, citizens were unable to gain access to the plane due to the intensity of the flames.
1:01 p.m.- Residents report that the news media is starting to show up (TMJ4)
1:06 p.m. – Radio reports that the Medical Examiner is on scene now.
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