Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: Minor
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD AND FLIPPED OVER. BRIMFIELD, IL
The incident occurred about 1 p.m. after the pilot of a Cessna 172 plane reported engine trouble shortly after departing from Tri-County Airport in Yates City, according to the FAA.
The plane landed in a field about three miles south of Brimfield, according to the FAA.
According to media reports, two people were on the plane and were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries after the crash at Shissler and Bell School roads. That information could not be confirmed Saturday night.
The cause of the crash and other details were not available Saturday night.
Peoria County Sheriff confirms to WMBD News, the incident occurred on Shissler Rd., near Bell School Rd. after 1 p.m. Saturday.
The two passengers of the plane were able to walk away from the aircraft.
They were taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
No word on where the plane was heading or where the flight originated from.
The incident is under investigation.
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