The airport director says there have been no reports of any shots fired at aircraft and the move is strictly a precaution.
Authorities say he was able to get out of the plane and call for help, before the plane caught fire and burned beyond recognition.
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Combined, the airports contribute more than 100,000 jobs with a payroll of $3.1 billion.
The towers are all operated for the FAA at low-traffic airports and were to close by mid-June as the result of government-wide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
American asked the Federal Aviation Administration to halt its flights until 4 p.m. CT.
Reuters reports the defective parts are pins that attach control surfaces to the plane’s tail.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the closures are being delayed in order to deal with legal challenges.
The airport is one of five in Illinois that are set to lose federal funding for control towers under the across-the-board government budget cuts.