Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Denver FSDO-03
City: COLORADO SPRINGS
AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD, NEAR COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE OWNER/PETERSON AERO CLUB OPERATOR: http://registry.faa.gov/N7909N
A plane was forced to make an emergency landing Monday afternoon after reports of engine failure.
It happened at the intersection of Squirrel Creek Road and Ellicott Highway, south of Ellicott.
The plane was able to land safely and no one was injured.
It's not clear who the plane belongs to.
A single-engine plane experiencing engine problems made an emergency landing Monday afternoon on a highway in eastern El Paso County, according to the Sheriff's Office.
No one was hurt.
The aircraft safely landed about 3:50 p.m. on Ellicott Highway at Squirrel Creek Road, just south of Ellicott, said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Jacqueline Kirby.
It is unknown how many people were on the plane.