MARTIN COUNTY, Ind (WTWO/WAWV) — Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Indianapolis Flight Standards District Office are investigating following an emergency airplane landing in Martin County Saturday.

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the landing took place on Wood School Road north of Loogootee. According to the Sheriff’s Office, at 8:10 a.m. Saturday dispatch was advised of an aircraft request for assistance following an emergency landing.

The pilot told the responding deputy that shortly after takeoff his 1983 Piper aircraft had an engine failure. The pilot spotted an area with a large enough opening to attempt an emergency landing and did so. The pilot and his passenger reported no injuries in the incident, but the airplane and some trees were damaged.

Martin County Sheriff Travis Roush has contacted the Federal Aviation Administration for assistance in the investigation.