An experimental plane was forced to make an emergency landing in some Christmas trees in Texas Township. (Aug. 12, 2012)
TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing near Kalamazoo.
Authorities on the scene said it was an experimental plane and that it was only in the air for a few seconds before the landing.
The plane landed into some Christmas trees in the 5700 block of West R Avenue in Texas Township.
The pilot lives near where the crash happened.
No one was hurt, but the plane sustained some damage.
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department is investigating.
IDENTIFICATION Regis#: 4007B Make/Model: EXP Description: ISON EROS Date: 08/12/2012 Time: 2130 Event Type: Incident Highest Injury: None Mid Air: N Missing: N Damage: Minor LOCATION City: SCHOOLCRAFT State: MI Country: US DESCRIPTION AIRCRAFT ON TAKEOFF FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD, SCHOOLCRAFT, MI INJURY DATA Total Fatal: 0 # Crew: 1 Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk: # Pass: 0 Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk: # Grnd: Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk: OTHER DATA Activity: Unknown Phase: Take-off Operation: OTHER FAA FSDO: GRAND RAPIDS, MI (GL09) Entry date: 08/13/2012