Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Mount Airy Cornfield

Monday, September 21, 2015
By George Hatcher

A 1976 Cessna 150 M had to make an emergency landing in a cornfield on Bill Moxley Road, Mount Airy, Maryland, on September 19.

The pilot, identified as Paul Borghese, 47, of Ashburn, Virginia, said he was forced to make an emergency landing after the plane experienced engine issues. He was heading from Clearview Airpark, Westminster to Leesburg, Virginia at the time.

The plane ended up on its roof and sustained minor damage.

The pilot remained unharmed.

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One Response to “Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Mount Airy Cornfield”

  1. Scary. But at least he stayed cool enough to make a (relatively) safe landing, and walked away from it unharmed. Well done.

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