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Men injured in plane emergency landing near Brown Field

Posted: 5:25 AM, Sep 27, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-27 19:00:52Z
Pilot makes emergency landing in South Bay field
Pilot makes emergency landing in South Bay field
Pilot makes emergency landing in South Bay field

SAN DIEGO (KGTV/CNS) - A pilot made an emergency landing Wednesday morning in a dirt lot near Brown Field Airport in Otay Mesa, San Diego Police said.

The pilot and two passengers were on board when the plane landed.

The group walked 15 minutes to the airport for help.

PHOTOS: Pilot takes pictures of plane damage, emergency landing

Police classified the landing as a minor injury incident.

There's no word on what caused the pilot to land suddenly.

Based on the plane's tail number as relayed by emergency responders, the aircraft was a 1971 Cessna 182P, a fixed-wing, single-engine plane with four seats. According to aircraftdomain.com, the plane was registered to an individual in El Cajon.