Fire officials: Plane lands safely in field after mechanical problem

A plane made an emergency landing in a field near Inspiration Drive and Rocking Horse Jan. 28, 2014. (Photo: KDVR)

A plane made an emergency landing in a field near Inspiration Drive and Rocking Horse Jan. 28, 2014. (Photo: KDVR)

PARKER, Colo. — A plane made an emergency landing in a field near Parker Tuesday afternoon.

After experiencing mechanical problems, a plane registered to Flying Fools, LLC in Colorado Springs landed in a field near the intersection of Inspiration Drive and Rocking Horse Parkway, said the Aurora Fire Department.

The aircraft stayed upright and landed with only minor damage, fire officials said. They added that both the pilot and passenger got out of the plane safely and did not sustain any injuries.

Aurora fire officials said the National Transportation Safety Board was notified of the accident.