Small plane attempts emergency landing, crashes in NC cow pasture

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MACON COUNTY, N.C. — Macon County Emergency Services confirms that crews are responding to a plane crash on the east side of U.S. 441/Sylva Road, just south of the visitors’ center, WLOS reports.

The plane went down around 10 a.m. and there seem to be no serious injuries.

A single-engine Cessna lost power, and the pilot attempted an emergency landing in a cow pasture south of Franklin.

The plane hit a barbed-wire fence and flipped over during the landing. At around 10:20 a.m., authorities said the pilot is out of the plane and moving around, and appears to be unharmed, according to WLOS.

The highway patrol has been called to investigate.

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