POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY — A small plane made an emergency landing just after 8:30a.m. Wednesday in rural Pottawatomie County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1976 Beech Bonanza piloted by Jensen, Drew J. Jensen, Lincoln, Neb., said he was trying to switch fuel tanks and the lever broke halfway between both fuel selector settings causing a starvation of fuel. The pilot made an emergency landing in a grass meadow near just west of Lake Elbo and Noel Road, approximately 12 miles east of Manhattan.
Jensen and two passengers were not injured. The KHP also reported no damage to the aircraft from the incident.