Emergency Landing prompts response from BCMA
An emergency landing on a small Bone County highway has prompted response from the Bone County Municipal Airport and the FAA.
9-1-1 calls were received earlier today about a plane flying dangerously low to the ground. A state commercial vehicle enforcement officer was just pulling on to the highway when he saw the plane land. "I was just pullin' on to the highway after talking with the sheriff about the lotto when I saw the plane. It was just touching the dirt path next to the highway. I immediately turned on my lights and called in for assistance. Immediately a deputy with the Bone County Sheriff's Office was on scene, followed by a fire engine shortly thereafter." Officer Mark Gonzalez said.
The Bone County Municipal Airport also sent out a crew to investigate. "Well, when we pulled up, we immediately saw a fire truck, a police car and a lot of flashing lights. We pulled up to the plane and looked around." a Bone County Municipal Airport employee remarked.
The cause of the emergency landing is unknown, but the plane was deemed in good condition by a plane mechanic. Bone County authorities blocked off a stretch of the highway for the plane to take off again after passing numerous check lists.
The Bone County Sheriff's Office said no one was injured, but cannot elaborate further on the case until it is completed by the FAA and BCSD.