Small plane departing from Rutland makes emergency landing in NY fieldThe Associated Press | January 24,2013ALBANY, N.Y. - New York state police say a small plane is undamaged and its pilot unhurt after an emergency landing in a field south of the Catskills.
Troopers say the single-engine Piper Cherokee Warrior made the landing Monday in the Sullivan County town of Bethel after departing Rutland, Vt.
It was en route to Pottsville, Pa.
Police say 22-year-old pilot Brent Kozura of Pottsville was being diverted to Sullivan County Airport because of mechanical problems but was unable to reach the airport and landed the plane in a nearby field.
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