The city of Taylorville is on the hook for expenses relating to a plane crash that took place in Taylorville last summer. The crash, which claimed the life of the pilot, is still under investigation by the FAA. The accident caused a lot of damage to the west side neighborhood where it occurred. Since the plane was dropping skydivers, Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton says the city is seeking to have the Mid-America parachute club kick in money for additional insurance coverage:
The plane nosedived into a backyard in Taylorville shortly after the skydivers were dropped off.