Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 150
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Des Moines FSDO-61
City: COUNCIL BLUFFS
AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD, NEAR COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA
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(Council Bluffs) -- Council Bluffs Police say two occupants of a small plane walked away from an emergency landing late Monday morning.
Police say the small Cessna aircraft landed in a bean field north of a housing subdivision near East Manawa Drive and Red Tail Road in Council Bluffs shortly before 11 a.m.
An investigation determined the plane experienced engine trouble after taking off from the Council Bluffs Airport.
The pilot, identified as Travis Yohn, safely landed the plane in the empty field.
The pilot and his passenger, Connor Galvan, were not injured, and the plane suffered no visible damage.
Officers are working with the Federal Aviation Administration and Council Bluffs Airport personnel in removing the airplane from the field.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa —A small airplane made an emergency landing in a bean field Monday morning, the Council Bluffs Police Department said in a release.
Emergency personnel were called at 10:59 a.m. to an area of East Manawa Drive and Red Tail Road.
An investigation revealed that the single-engine Cessna took off from the Council Bluffs Airport and began experiencing engine troubles, the release said.
Pilot Travis Yohn safely landed the plane in the empty field. He and the other occupant, Connor Galvin, were both unhurt.
The airplane sustained no visible damage.
The Council Bluffs Police Department is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and Council Bluffs Airport personnel in removing the plane from the field.