Update 3 p.m.

The two people who were on board the aircraft are confirmed as being injured in the crash. They were taken to a Springfield hospital for treatment.

Update 7:40 p.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration has released a preliminary statement on the crash.

It confirmed that a single-engine Piper PA-32 with two people on board crashed southwest of Logan County Airport around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The FAA said the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will investigate.

Update 9:53 p.m.

The plane is registered to James Grimaldi and William Bates. At this time, it is unclear if either person was on the plane at the time of the crash.

Original Article

LINCOLN, Ill. (WMBD) — A small plane has crashed in Lincoln Wednesday night, according to the Lincoln Fire Department.

The Lincoln Daily News reported a small plane crashed near Open Arms Christian Fellowship Church in Lincoln. The newspaper also reported that a meeting being held was inside the church, and the plane hit a block structure and came to a halt.

The paper also indicated that injuries are reported inside the aircraft.

This developing story will be updated once more details become available.