Originally Posted by ga93sle
So, where was the car until Wednesday?
My total WAG here is that they towed it to the same hangar that they carried the plane. Once they got the whole mess separated (not counting the part where they found the plane had wound up impaled on a fire hydrant), I seriously doubt they would have allowed anybody to haul the car off somewhere else before they got the initial investigation done about who hit what, and exactly where.
It'* true that it was a ridiculous night, weather-wise: I was taking the train home that evening, and we were delayed for half an hour behind a bunch of other trains in the middle of the snowstorm because some idiot had managed to drive off an overpass and land right in the middle of the Northwest Line tracks, blocking all three of them.
After getting to my home station a half-hour late, I hopped in the car, flipped on the radio, and immediately heard the first news bulletins about the plane off the runway at Midway. "Jeez," I thought. "If I make it home in one piece tonight, I think I'm going to rent the original "Airport"...