Plane Lands on Highway 20 in Boone County

By: Cara Restelli
By: Cara Restelli

Highway 20 in Boone County saw some unusual traffic Sunday night. A single engine plane was forced to land on Highway 20 west of Garden Prairie.

The pilot was not injured and nobody on the ground was struck. The plane is a kit-fox homemade plane.

The pilot tells authorities he was heading for a landing at the Poplar Grove Airport when the engine stopped running and the plane went dead.. The FAA will conduct an investigation.


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