Purdue plane safely lands in field after losing power

May 17, 2018

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a Purdue University plane has landed safely in a bean field after losing power.

The Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office says two people aboard the single-engine plane escaped injury after the incident Thursday afternoon near the Purdue Airport.

The sheriff’s office tells the Lafayette Journal & Courier the plane’s pilot glided the aircraft to the field after it lost power. It says the plane didn’t appear to be damaged.

The pilot wasn’t immediately identified.


Information from: Journal and Courier, http://www.jconline.com

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