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Plane makes emergency landing on road in Armuchee

October 5th, 2019 – 4:30 PM

Ethan Garrett –

A private plane made an emergency landing near Sike Storey Rd on U.S. 27 in the Armuchee area Saturday morning.

According to Sgt. Chris Fincher with the Floyd County Police Department, the pilot of the Cessna 170 plane heard his engine start to seize in the air, and made the decision to make the emergency landing.

The plane landed safely with no damage to it or other vehicles on the road.

There were no injuries.

The plane was then towed back to the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.

The pilot is from Kennesaw and he was flying from Cartersville.

Floyd County Police Department Photo

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