SMALL PLANE MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING NEAR SULLY

Small plane makes emergency landing near Sully

A small plane had to make an emergency landing Tuesday (6/21) north of Sully.  The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office tells the No Coast Network it received a call at 11am about a pilot and his passenger reporting an emergency landing of their aircraft.  The plane landed in a bean field west of County Road T-38 and south of South 48th Avenue East.  The plane’s pilot, James Meyer of Illinois, said he was flying from Illinois to Ankeny when his plane ran out of gas.  No one was injured and the plane wasn’t damaged.  After going through emergency protocols with the Sheriff’s Office and FAA, Meyer was allowed to refuel his plane and continue his trip.  The FAA is investigating.

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