Pilot Uninjured After Single-Engine Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Mastic

MASTIC, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Long Island.

The single engine ultralight plane was about to land at Brookhaven Airport around 8 p.m. Sunday, when the pilot said the engine lost power.

The plane coasted into the tree tops and then came to rest in a wooded area in Mastic.

The pilot, 45-year-old Yuri Koziy of Massapequa, was not injured.

The FAA will investigate.

 

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