A pilot made a skillful emergency landing in Alexander County Wednesday afternoon.
An aircraft lost power over Northern Alexander County shortly after 6pm. The pilot put the plane down in a field and did it without doing any damage. The pilot was not injured and made the 911 call after touchdown off Sulpher Springs Road.
Vashti Fire Department responded as did Alexander EMS, Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, and the North Carolina Highway Patrol. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.