Airplane makes emergency landing in Hersey Township field

Pilot, passenger both uninjured

Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched shortly before 7 p.m. on Saturday to a field near the intersection of 175th Avenue and U.S. 10 in Hersey Township for a plane which had to make an emergency landing due to engine trouble. (Courtesy photo/Osceola County Sheriff's Office)

Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched shortly before 7 p.m. on Saturday to a field near the intersection of 175th Avenue and U.S. 10 in Hersey Township for a plane which had to make an emergency landing due to engine trouble. (Courtesy photo/Osceola County Sheriff's Office)

HERSEY TWP. — No one was injured when an airplane made an emergency landing in a field in Hersey Township.

According to a news release, Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched shortly before 7 p.m. on Saturday to a field near the intersection of 175th Avenue and U.S. 10.

The airplane was en route from Coldwater to Traverse City when it experience engine problems and was forced to make the emergency landing, deputies said.

The pilot and the passenger were not injured, but the plane received minor damage.

Deputies are assisting the Federal Aviation Administration with the investigation, which is ongoing.

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Meceola Central Dispatch.