Update: Plane makes emergency landing in Ashe County
ASHE COUNTY, N.C. –A small plane made an emergency landing after experiencing engine problems, according to officials.
The incident happened around 9:10 a.m. on Greensboro Road in the Shatley Springs area of the county.
The Cirrus SR22 aircraft landed in a field about an eighth of a mile from the end of the runway at Ashe County Airport.
The Ashe County sheriff told WSOC that the plane landed in a field on Dog Creek Road and the pilot and passenger on board are OK.
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