UPDATE: No injuries after plane makes emergency landing in Elkhart wheat field

By: Newscenter 16 staff Email
By: Newscenter 16 staff Email

Elkhart, Ind. An airplane made an emergency landing Thursday afternoon in Elkhart.

A Piper PA-12 plane landed in a field north of CR 12 and east of Ash Rd.

The plane was experiencing engine failure and didn't have enough power to make it to the airport.

No damages were reportedly make to either the airplane or the field.

Stacy Jo Lutes was the pilot.

She and the passenger fortunately didn't suffer any injuries.

The incident is continues to be under investigation by authorities and will be under review by the FAA.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 216942811 - wndu.com/a?a=216942811