Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Cessna 150: Incident occurred January 31, 2017 near Kokomo Municipal Airport (KOKK), Howard County, Indiana
KOKOMO – The pilot of a small airplane was forced to make an emergency landing a little after noon Tuesday on U.S. 31 south of Kokomo.
No injuries were reported.
According to officials with the Federal Aviation Administration, the pilot was flying a Cessna 150 aircraft when he experienced a fuel problem and was forced to land on the southbound lanes of U.S. 31.
Emergency responders were on scene to control traffic while a mechanic from the Kokomo Municipal Airport arrived on scene to fix the problem.
The plane then took off from U.S. 31 sometime after 1 p.m., according to Kokomo Police Department Capt. Tonda Cockrell.
She said the pilot had taken off near Brownsburg, located around 55 miles south of Kokomo, before the problem. Officials did not have the name of the pilot and did not know his final destination.
The incident was reported to the Federal Aviation Administration, which said it plans to investigate the incident.
HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. -- A small plane made an emergency landing Tuesday on US 31 in Kokomo.
Authorities say no one was hurt when the plane touched down near Center Road.
The pilot said he could not make it to the airport.
A mechanic from the Kokomo Municipal Airport went to the scene, repaired the plane, and the pilot took off.
The FAA has been notified about the incident.
HOWARD COUNTY, Ind.– An airplane made an emergency landing Tuesday on U.S. 31 in Howard County.
The plane landed in the southbound lanes of U.S. 31, just north of County Road 300 South, around noon.
Police said the pilot took off from Brownsburg and experienced trouble in the air, forcing the landing. The plane was not damaged.
No injuries were reported, according to Howard County EMA Director Janice Hart. Kokomo Police are investigating and the FAA has been called.
KOKOMO — Travelers saw a scary sight on U.S. 31 today.
Police say a small plane made an emergency landing just south of Kokomo.
No one was hurt.
Police say the pilot took off from an Indianapolis suburb and had a problem in the air.
Posted by Kathryn on Tuesday, January 31, 2017