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Small plane crashes in soybean field in Fort Atkinson, pilot not hurt

FORT ATKINSON -- A small airplane crashed in a soybean field in Fort Atkinson Monday, Aug. 19, after the pilot experience engine failure.

Officials with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said just before noon, deputies responded to the crash just north of the Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport.

The pilot, who was the sole occupant of the plane, was not hurt.

Small plane crashes in soybean field in Fort Atkinson

He said after experiencing engine failure, he tried to return to the airport, but he wasn't able to make it back to the airport.

The FAA was headed to the scene, and would be leading this investigation.

Plane down in soybean field in Fort Atkinson

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