Plane makes emergency landing in a hay field in Medina County, pilot & copilot not hurt

GUILFORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating a small plane crash that happened in Guilford Township in Medina County Thursday morning.

The pilot, 24-year old Leah Hetzel, and copilot, 59-year old Robert Greene, were not hurt. They were the only ones aboard the plane.

According to troopers, Hetzel was flying a 1946 ER Coupe when the plane experienced engine troubles.

Hetzel then flew east and circled back west and performed an emergency landing in a hay field of a farm off Guilford Road, just south of Black Road.

The aircraft had minor damage and the FAA will work to pinpoint the exact cause of the crash.

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