Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing At Drake Field

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- An airplane made an emergency landing at Drake Field Wednesday (April 18), according to Cpl. Dallas Brashears.

Fayetteville fire department said an engine died on the plane about six miles away from the airport.

Brashears said the plane safely landed at about 11:40 a.m.

Several roads near the airport were closed while the plane was landing, Brashears said.

According to air traffic control, one person was on board the plane. There was no medical emergency.

The twin engine Cessna 340 plane took off from Searcy at 10:42 a.m., according to  FlightAware.