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2 on board small plane unhurt when it goes down in cornfield

August 12, 2019

MARION, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a two people were not injured when their plane went down in a cornfield in eastern Iowa’s Linn County.

Deputies were sent to the area Saturday afternoon after receiving a report that the plane was down about a mile (1.6 kilometers) east of Iowa Highway 13, around a mile (1.6 kilometers) south of the Marion Airport. They couldn’t find the plane.

A drone was used to spot the aircraft Sunday.

Authorities say pilot Bonnie Roth and student pilot Steph Draher were not hurt.

The incident is being investigated.

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