No Injuries After Thursday Morning Plane Incident in Aurora

9/19/19 – Photo Aurora Police Department

AURORA – A student and an instructor were not injured after a mechanical issue caused a plane to land in a field Thursday.   Around 7:15 AM a two-seat, single-engine airplane took off from the Sugar Grove airport, however, after take-off, the airplane experienced a mechanical problem, declared an emergency and turned back.  The plane was unable to return to the runway and made a soft landing into a bean field.  The Aurora Police Department, Aurora Fire Department, Sugar Grove Police Department and Sugar Grove Fire Department all responded to the scene. As first responders arrived, two people were located near the aircraft and both were able to escape without injury.