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Small plane lands safely then takes off from snow-covered field in Johnson County

Posted: 6:32 PM, Jan 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-20 07:09:02Z

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. -- You might have seen a strange sight if you were driving past a particular farm field in Johnson County Friday.

The Johnson County Sheriff says a plane landed in a snow-covered field north of 400 S and 800 E.

Dispatch was notified in the morning that a plane might be down in the Amity area.

Sheriff Doug Cox says the pilot of the single-engine plane was having a mechanical problem and put the plane down successfully.

The pilot was not hurt and after speaking with police and fire officials was allowed to take back off in his plane.

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