Plane makes emergency landing on Union-Bradford line

UNION COUNTY, Fla. -- A small airplane made an emergency landing on State Road 16 at the Bradford / Union County line, the Union County Sheriff's Office reports on its Facebook page.

The pilot of the plane, 83-year-old George Charles Momberg of Jacksonville, was not injured, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

Momberg was flying a 1946 Ercoupe 415C and headed to Herlong Field, the report detailed.

He landed on State Road 16 in front of Florida State Prison in Raiford to avoid running out of fuel.


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