Seven people were onboard the plane. Officials say they all walked away from the crash near Minkler Road and Route 71.
The plane is a B-17 Flying Fortress that was at Aurora Airport to mark the 67th anniversary of D-Day. The bomber was grounded over the weekend due to mechanical problems and took off from Sugar Grove Airport at 9:30 a.m.
ABC 7 news partner The Daily Herald profiled the plane and D-Day event over the weekend.