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Gyroplane pilot makes emergency landing in Putnam County field due to engine problems

Posted at 6:22 PM, Jul 05, 2020

PUTNAM COUNTY — A gyroplane pilot was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday afternoon in Putnam County due to engine problems.

Shortly after taking off from the Putnam County Regional Airport, the pilot noticed the problems and attempted to go back to the airport, said Scott Ducker, a public information officer for the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

The pilot made the emergency landing near the airport, near State Road 24 and Ascena.

No injuries were reported, Ducker said.