FLIGHT INC: http://registry.faa.gov/N8326L
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA28RT
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Greensboro FSDO-39
State: North Carolina
AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD, NEAR SANFORD, NORTH CAROLINA.
SANFORD, N.C. — A small plane with two people on board made an emergency landing Friday morning near the Raleigh Executive Jetport in Sanford, police said.
The plane went down at about 10:30 a.m. while traveling from Charlotte to Raleigh. Officials said the plane's engine failed about 4 miles south of the runway, forcing the pilot to land in a field about 1 mile from the airport on Ammons Farm Road.
The pilot and passenger were not hurt. The plane was a Piper Arrow IV.
Skies were clear below 12,000 feet at the time the plane landed. Visibility was good, and winds were northwesterly at 7 mph at the time.
The airport, located on Rod Sullivan Road in Sanford, is a hub for corporate and small airplanes.
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SANFORD, NC (WTVD) -- A small plane went down Friday morning near Ammons Farm Road south of the Raleigh Executive Airport in the Sanford area. The pilot and a passenger are reportedly okay.
Officials said the Piper PA- 28 on flight from Fayetteville suffered engine failure and landed in a field.
Pictures from Chopper 11 showed the single-engine plane sitting upright with a North Carolina Highway Patrol car next to it.
Story and video: http://abc11.com