Plane makes emergency landing in New Town cornfield

ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A man and his wife are safe after they were forced to put their plane down in a corn field Friday afternoon.

St. Charles County authorities say the husband and wife were en route from Oklahoma to Indiana in a Cessna 172 when the engine stopped working.  That’s when the husband made an emergency landing in a corn field on Blaze Station Road, about two miles north of New Town Road.

Officials say the the passengers were not injured and the plane was not damaged.