Report: Plane makes emergency landing in Blue Hill field after running out of gas

Posted Aug. 19, 2013, at 7:04 a.m.
Last modified Aug. 19, 2013, at 12:38 p.m.

BLUE HILL, Maine — Two Massachusetts residents flying to Maine for a day at Acadia National Park had to make an emergency landing in a Christmas tree farm Sunday, according to WABI. Neither was injured.

WABI reports that Scott Morton, 55 of Worcester, Mass., and passenger Cheryl Rennie, 48 of Millbury, Mass. were flying to Bar Harbor airport in Trenton when one of their engines ran out of fuel.

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, the Blue Hill Fire Department and Peninsula Ambulance responded, according to the report. Police and a man who witnessed the crash lauded Morton for making the difficult landing successfully.

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