Airplane makes emergency landing in Rusk County
Student and flight instructor uninjured
RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - An airplane occupied by a flight instructor and student pilot made an emergency landing south of the East Texas Regional Airport on Thursday afternoon.
The plane landed in a field near Lake Cherokee off of CR 2118, according to Michael Searcy with the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management.
Searcy said the plane’s two occupants, a flight instructor and student pilot, were not injured. The occupants said soon after taking off they lost engine power.
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