Small airplane lands in corn field near Defiance, no injuries

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DEFIANCE, MO (KTVI) – A one-engine Beechcraft Bonanza made an emergency landing in a cornfield near Defiance Friday. There is no damage to that single engine plane. It seats four people and only two people were aboard. The pilot 50-year-old pilot and his 39-year-old passenger landed safely with no injuries.

The plane was going from Cleveland Ohio to Spirit Airport in the Chesterfield area. Something went wrong the engine quit he search around instead of making an emergency landing in a residential area. He found a farm field he set down

"Coming down in that type of terrain with a turned up field like this it could have been much more tragic had the plane turned over and caught fire." said Lt. David Tiefenbrunn of the St. Charles Sheriff Dept.

Sheriff`s officials say the FAA has been contacted. The next step is to find a way to get this plane out of the farmer,s field.

1 Comment

  • KRAFTIG

    If repairs can be made, fly that sucker out. In the 40’s a salesman who visited our store did it all the time.

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