According to local media reports, on the afternoon of August 20 local time, a small private plane in the United States rushed out of the runway and caught fire before taking off, killing the pilot. The accident occurred at Rockford International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. The plane was a small beech super king 200 twin propeller twin engine aircraft. At the time of the accident, there was only one pilot on board. Rescue workers were reported to have been informed of the plane’s fire a few minutes after the pilot began taxiing to leave the runway. Rescue workers immediately put out the fire within 10 minutes, but the pilot was unable to escape from the burning plane. The FAA is investigating the cause of the crash.