Local pilot forced to make emergency landing in field

Local pilot forced to make emergency landing in field

A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday morning into a town of Verona farm field after his ultralight experienced engine trouble, officials said.

The Dane County Sheriff’s Department said the 61-year-old man from Madison was trying to land at the Verona airport, but couldn’t make it there.

He landed into a field on Grandview Road at 11:16 Tuesday morning.

The pilot was not injured.

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