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Small plane makes emergency landing in corn field in Northampton


NORTHAMPTON (WWLP) – A small plane made an emergency landing in a corn field in Northampton.

The Northampton Fire Chief Stephen Vanasse told 22News Northampton firefighters and police were called to 160 Old Ferry Rd. at the Northampton Airport at 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning for an aircraft emergency.

Chief Vanasse said a single engine aircraft experienced engine trouble mid flight and had to make an emergency landing. The plane attempted to land on the runway and went into a corn field.

Luckily, no one was hurt and the plane only sustained minor damage.

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