Pilot crash lands Cessna near Marshall
HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A Missouri man managed to escape a plane crash uninjured following a crash landing Saturday near Marshall.
Pilot Robert E. Long, 53, of Kansas City, Missouri, was flying a Cessna 150E east from Terrell to Marshall along IH-20. The plane sputtered near Hallsville, then lost power about 5 miles west of Marshall according to a DPS report.
Long found an open field on the west end of Fisher Road and performed an emergency landing. The plane struck a metal livestock gate and fence line, but the pilot was not injured.
DPS held the scene until FAA investigators arrived.
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