Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Orange County Field
A Connecticut man had to make an emergency landing while in route to Warwick.
At approximately 1:20 pm Friday afternoon, Dana M. Hague, 57, from Clinton, CT was flying his bi-plane from Connecticut to Warwick, NY when he observed smoke coming from the nose of the plane.
Hague attempted to make an emergency landing in a field located off of St-17 in the area of Arden Rd in the Town of Tuxedo.
The landing resulted in damage to the bi-plane, but Hague was uninjured.
A witness in the area observed the event and believes that the plane suffered some form of mechanical failure.
Uniform Troopers and Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) are currently on the scene.
FAA will be notified.