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Pilot performs emergency landing in Bonneville County

BONNEVILLE COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Update:

A small airplane made an emergency landing Sunday afternoon in a field behind the Pioneer Equipment Co. near N Yellowstone Hwy. in Idaho Falls. 

The pilot was the only one in the aircraft when he was forced to make the emergency landing when the plane's engine stopped running. 

The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office said the pilot did an amazing job landing the plane.

The plane will remain in the field until a mechanic is able to stop by and take a look at it.

 

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Original story:

A pilot made an emergency landing in a field in Bonneville County on Sunday afternoon.

The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office was called out to East Ririe Highway to investigate. Deputies said that the plane lost power.

The pilot did not have any injuries.

Stay with Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News 3 for the latest.


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