Experimental Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Cache County Hay Field

Sunday, March 29, 2015
By George Hatcher

A home built experimental plane made an emergency landing in an open hay field near 4800 West and Highway 218 in Cache county, Utah, on March 28.

Authorities said the plane took off from Logan Cache Airport and was flying over the Trenton area when it began experiencing engine trouble. The pilot, identified as John Kerr, 74, of Logan, then decided to return to the airport, however, the plane’s engine failed midway.

The aircraft made a hard landing and sustained major damage. The pilot remained uninjured.

The incident is being investigated by the NTSB and FAA.

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