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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in North Topeka, Kansas

A small plane made an emergency landing in a cornfield in North Topeka, Kansas, on July 1st.

The single engine plane was heading from Kansas City, Missouri, to Denver, Colorado, when it lost oil pressure, prompting the pilot to land in emergency.

There were two people aboard at the time; none of them were injured.

Small Plane Crashes in Illinois; 1 Killed

A small plane crashed into a cornfield in Marengo, Illinois, on December 9th.

The plane went down near Meyer Road, just north of Pleasant Grove Road.

Authorities found a man’s body at the crash site. According to McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski, “An autopsy will be performed Monday morning in the McHenry County Coroner’s Office…No scientific identification of the victim has been made at this time, so no name can be released until this is accomplished.”

The plane is registered to Rob Sherman of Poplar Grove.

Small Plane Crashes in Berks County Cornfield

A small plane crashed into a cornfield in Washington Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, on September 21.

The plane ended up in an upside down position near 1600 block of Route 100. According to a witness Tyler Moyer, “We heard the engine stall, and then it started back up… The farmer was still picking the corn. The farmer didn’t even notice it, and the dust was flying everywhere from the tractors and stuff,”

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured and was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating the cause of crash.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Mount Airy Cornfield

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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