Family of four safe after plane experiences engine problems, emergency landing

Northwest Florida

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WKRG) — A family of four had a scare Tuesday after their single-engine plane experienced engine problems.

An Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office media release says the engine problems required the plane be landed in an open field — short of a runway at Bob Sikes Airport bear Crestview.

The sheriff’s office says the incident happened around 4 p.m. and no one was injured.

The FAA is responding. No further information is available at this time.

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