TUXEDO – New York State Police report that a plane made an emergency landing in the area of Arden Rd. in the Town of Tuxedo on Friday afternoon.
Police said about 1:20 p.m., Dana M. Hague, age 57 from Clinton, CT was flying his bi-plane from CT to Warwick, NY when he observed smoke coming from the nose of the place.
Hague attempted to make an emergency landing in a field located off of St-17 in the area of Arden Rd., added police.
The landing resulted in damage to the bi-plane but Hague was uninjured.
A witness in the area observed the event and believed the plane suffered some from mechanical failure.
Uniform Troopers and Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) are on scene.
The FAA will be notified.