No injuries after emergency plane landing in Verona

Published: Jul. 16, 2019 at 1:45 PM CDT
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The Dane County Sheriff's Office and Verona Fire Department responded to a reported plane crash on Tuesday morning.

A small plane went down near Grandview Road in the town of Verona at 11:16 a.m., according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

The Ultralight plane was attempting to land at the Verona airport when the pilot, a 61-year-old man from Madison, experienced engine trouble and had to put the plane down in a farm field. He was not injured in the landing.

Emergency units responded to the scene as if it was a crash, according to Dane County Communications.

The Dane County Sheriff's Office, Verona Fire and Police Departments and the Fitchburg Fire Department responded to the scene.