Plane makes emergency landing in North Dakota

March 14, 2022

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say no one was injured after a single-engine airplane made an emergency landing in a field near Minot.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 2014 Cirrus SR22T experienced mechanical issues, forcing the pilot to land Friday.

KFGO radio reports the pilot, 42-year-old Jonathan Schilling of Fargo, and passenger, 41-year-old Amanda McKinnon, also of Fargo, were uninjured. The aircraft received minor damage.

The incident remains under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration.