CORNELIUS, Ore. (KOIN) — A plane was forced to land in a field near Cornelius after it experienced mechanical issues.
On Friday morning, a pilot safely landed a small plane near Skyport Airport.
According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, it landed at a private airstrip on NW Salzwedel Road.
The plane, which was based out of Hillsboro, landed shortly after it experienced an engine failure at 7 a.m.
The instructor of this training flight reported a loss of oil pressure before making the emergency landing, according to the Cornelius Fire Department.
Officials said 2 people were on board, but neither received any injuries.
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