SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – A pilot conducted a successful emergency landing in Lake County with no reported injuries.
According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, on Monday at 6:36 a.m., a pilot flying a Cirrus SR GTS had two passengers on board when mechanical issues caused the engine to shut down. The pilot conducted an emergency response and deployed the aircraft’s parachute, allowing for a safe and successful landing. The plane landed in a field. No one received injuries.
The FAA has been notified and is continuing the investigation on their end.