Oakland County, Oakland International Airport, White Lake Township, Plane Emergency Landing Police Investigate Emergency Plane Landing In Oakland County – CBS Detroit

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.

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Lt. Larry Sheldon of the White Lake Township Police Department said the plane was able to make a safe landing in a nearby field.

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“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.”

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White Lake Police added that they have contacted the FAA, but their investigation should wrap-up later today.