By: staff

BUCKEYE VALLEY, AZ — A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing near Buckeye Municipal Airport Saturday night.

The incident happened around 6:20 p.m. near Southern Avenue and Palo Verde Road.

Buckeye Valley Fire crews say the private aircraft suffered engine failure forcing it to make a hard landing in a field nearby.

Officials say two adults were on board and both were able to walk away without any injuries.