NEW GARDEN — A small airplane made an emergency landing in a muddy compost area off Cooper Road on Wednesday afternoon.
New Garden Police Chief Larry Dampman said a man was flying the plane by himself was not injured during the landing, which occurred at about 1 p.m. There were no other reported injuries.
“The pilot, as far as we can tell, is not injured,” Dampman said Wednesday at the township police department.
On Wednesday afternoon, a New Garden officer stood by the small, white aircraft, which rested against a large compost pile.
Dampman said New Garden police would secure the area until officials from the Federal Aviation Administration arrived and investigated the landing.
“Right now, we don’t really know what happened,” the chief said. “They’re on their way to the scene.”|