Pilot makes unintended plane landing on private airstrip

VALLEY CENTER, Kan. (KWCH) A plane made an unintended plane landing near 85th N. and Ridge on Wednesday afternoon.

An official with the Sheriff's office told Eyewitness News that the plane landed on a private airstrip off ridge rd.

The pilot was headed to Wichita when he noticed smoke in the cockpit. After immediately landing he made contact with authorities.

He checked some obstruction in the engine compartment, fixing the problem and taking off once again.

Authorities say no injuries were reported.