Emergency Landing in Cornfield Leaves Father and Son Unharmed


Authorities are investigating engineproblems that sent a small plane down in a Nebraska cornfield.

The emergency landing happened Fridayevening around 6 p.m. north of Eustis, midway between Kearney and North Platte.Two men were in the plane at the time and both walked away without injuries.

Dawson County Sheriff Gary Rieber saidthe single-engine 1978 Cessna R182 was flying from Pontiac, Mich., to Denverwhen the accident happened. The plane had made a stop in GrandIsland and then developed engine problems shortly after takeoff.

Authorities have said the two men on the plane were afather and son from Colorado, but have not released any names.