Plane makes an emergency landing after a mechanical problem near Sky Manor Airport, New Jersey, USA
A mechanical malfunction led a pilot of a small plane to crash land in a corn field on Sky Manor Road, police reported this week.
The accident took place while Frederick Obermueller, 61, was landing at Sky Manor Airport Aug. 20 shortly before 8 p.m., Patrolman Kevin Bollaro reported. The plane ended up in the field short of the runway. Details on the mishap were just released.
Quakertown Fire Company and its rescue squad responded to assist on the scene but there were no injuries.
The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and the Federal Aviation Administration were notified of the incident. No other action was taken and the police case is closed, the department reported.