Unexpected plane landing in southern part of county

Published 2:26 pm Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Earlier this morning, a plane made an unexpected landing.

According to local officials, the plane was headed south towards Fla.

While in flight, the small plane lost engine power.

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Looking for a safe landing area, the pilot found a field adjacent to Bethel Rd. located just inside the Escambia County line.

The large green field served as the perfect tarmac, ensuring a safe landing for the passengers onboard. Dixonville Volunteer Fire Department was first to arrive on the scene.

More information about the incident will be released when it becomes available.