Plane crashes and lands in a Green Lake field enroute to EAA

On July 22 at about 3:30 p.m., the Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center received a report of an airplane had crashed landed in a cornfield on Phelps Road in the Township of Green Lake.

Initial reports stated the two occupants of the airplane were out and uninjured, according to Green Lake County Sheriff Mark A Podoll in a release.

Arriving deputies found a 61-year-old male and a 9-year-old male uninjured. The pilot stated while in a holding pattern waiting to fly into Oshkosh the plane suddenly stopped making power and he was forced to make an emergency landing. The duo was flying from the Ohio to attend the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture.

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