Plane makes emergency landing near airport

Published 4:23 pm Monday, January 30, 2017

Mechanical issues caused a Cessna aircraft to make an emergency landing near Jack Brooks Regional Airport Monday afternoon.

Texas Department of Public Safety initially received a report of a possible plane crash around 3 p.m. and learned there was no crash but emergency landing in a field between U.S. 69 and West Port Arthur Road.

There were no reported injuries and no damage to the aircraft, according to a press release from DPS.

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