WHITE LAKE TOWNSHIP (WWJ) — Police in White Lake Township are looking into an emergency plane landing around 3 p.m. on Friday.
Investigators say the plane — which was occupied by only the pilot — left Oakland International Airport, and a short time later the pilot started to experience engine problems.READ MORE: Former Educator At Wayne, Genesee County Schools Charged In Sexual Assault Investigation
Lt. Larry Sheldon of the White Lake Township Police Department said the plane was able to make a safe landing in a nearby field.READ MORE: Teen Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Hamtramck Man
“He landed the plane in a field just west of Hill Road and north of M-59,” Sheldon told WWJ Newsradio 950. “There was no injury in the accident and no damage to the aircraft.”MORE NEWS: Gas-Powered Muscle Cars Drive Into The Sunset, Turn Electric
White Lake Police added that they have contacted the FAA, but their investigation should wrap-up later today.