Pilot unhurt after forced landing of crop duster in Piatt County field

Pilot unhurt after forced landing of crop duster in Piatt County field

MANSFIELD — The Piatt County Sheriff’s Office said a pilot was not injured when his small plane had a forced landing in a field Sunday.

The sheriff’s office said emergency crews were called about 7 p.m. Sunday to a field about 3 miles west of Mansfield and south of U.S. 150.

A release said the pilot was spraying crops when the plane lost power and landed safely in a field between county roads 800 East and 900 East.

The pilot walked out of the field on his own.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.

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