Coast Guard assists small plane crew after emergency landing

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Coast Guard assisted two people to safety after their plane crash landed in a field near Ellington Field, Sept. 9, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo

The Coast Guard assisted two people to safety after their plane crashed in a field three miles northeast of Ellington Field, Tuesday.

At approximately 3:30 p.m., two Coast Guard Air Station Houston aircrews that were conducting training in the area overheard a radio transmission from a pilot stating that he had lost engine power and was going down.

An aircrew observed the small single engine aircraft emergency land in a field nearby.

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