Small Cessna Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Midland International

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A scary moment on Saturday morning for some Midland passengers as they were forced to make an emergency landing right after take-off at the airport.

Tall City authorities say around 9:30 Saturday morning, the pilot of a small plane was forced to land after a fire broke out while he was in the air.

Officers tell us the passengers have a camera set up on the plane to take pictures from the air, but they say a wire connected to the camera caught on fire.

Police say officials were able to get the fire out quickly.

No one was injuried in accident.