Two people escaped injury after their single engine plane went down Sunday afternoon in an open field near Old Temperance Hall Road in DeKalb County.
61-year-old Eric Garrison of Powell, Tennessee said he was flying in a 1966 fixed wing Piper Cherokee 180 when the engine failed. Garrison sustained a minor injury. His passenger 60-year-old Debbie Cook of Knoxville was not injured.
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, the Smithville-DeKalb County Rescue Squad, and the DeKalb County Fire Department responded to the incident.