Small plane lands safely off Hwy. 72 near Ryland Pike

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - A pilot made a safe landing in a field off Highway 72 East on Monday morning.

The airport had issued a call of an alert around 9:30 a.m. The single-engine plane landed safely about 9:45 a.m. on Jordan Road, near Shields Road and Ryland Pike.

The field is near a subdivision.

WHNT News 19 is working to get more information on what caused the pilot to change course.  Again, no injuries are reported.