Plane makes emergency landing near Jonesboro - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Plane makes emergency landing near Jonesboro

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UNION COUNTY -- A plane involved in the Big Muddy Air Race was able to land on IL Rt. 146 after some engine troubles.

According to Sam Hoskins, the race organizer, the pilot was not hurt in the emergency landing. Hoskins identified the pilot as Pete Polete.

He added that they were able to get the plane off of the road and into a driveway to allow traffic to get back to normal.

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