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Plane forced to make emergency landing in Johnson County field

Federal authorities are investigating after a plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a Johnson County field.

It happened Wednesday afternoon near County Road 525 East and State Road 44.

Officials said the plane carrying two people suffered a fuel problem that forced the pilot to land in a field.

It didn’t appear as though the landing gear on the plane was engaged.

Cuts and bruises were suffered in the crash, but the injuries aren’t believed to be serious.