SUBSCRIBE NOW
99¢ per month. Save 90%
SUBSCRIBE NOW
99¢ per month. Save 90%.

FAA investigating emergency landing in Codorus Twp. field

Christopher Dornblaser
505-5436/@YDDornblaser

A small plane made an emergency landing Thursday evening in a Codorus Township field.

A small plane landed in a farm field near Mummert Road in Codorus Township Thursday, March 23, 2017. No injuries were reported. Bill Kalina photo

The plane landed in the area of Sticks Road and Mummert Road, according to York County 911.

According to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration, a Cessna C162 aircraft landed in the a field in that area at about 6:35 p.m. Thursday.

It had taken off from Lancaster Airport and was headed to the Carroll County Regional Airport in Westminster, Maryland, when it experienced an engine-related problem.

No injuries or fires were reported, according to 911 dispatches.

The FAA is investigating the incident.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.