Bartlett plane crash victim identified as Michael Sandman

BARTLETT, Ill. (WLS) -- The pilot killed in a suburban plane crash last week has now been identified.

Michael Sandman, 61, of Bloomingdale, Ill., was killed when the small plane crashed in a forest preserve in Bartlett.

He was the only person on board. The National Transportation Safety Board says he told air traffic control that he was experiencing a "control problem" before the crash.

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