An ultralight plane piloted by a 61-year-old Madison man made an emergency landing in a Verona field Tuesday morning, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.
Ultralight planes are single-seat aircraft such as powered-parachutes, traditional fixed winged planes, trikes, amphibious aircraft and rotorcrafts, according to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). A license or medical certificate is not required to fly an ultralight aircraft, EAA states.
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The sheriff's office and Verona Police and Fire responded to the incident on Grandview Road in the town of Verona around 11:15 a.m.
The pilot meant to land at the Verona airport, but experienced engine trouble and had to land the plane in a farm field. He was uninjured.