8/6/2017 - "B" Shift stations 3 and 4 were dispatched to the area of Highway 610/169 for a plane that possibly went down. Reports were that the Crystal airport tower had lost the plane on radar and the pilot had stated he was having engine problems. The plane was located around 97th and Winnetka in a field.
Battalion Chief 3, Engine 31, and Rescue 41 responded. BC 3 and Rescue 41 arrived to find that the pilot was out of the aricraft and not injured. Engine 31 was cancelled. Reports were tha the pilot noted increasing engine temperatures and declared an emergency. The pilot landed in the field safely. The incident was turned over to police and all fire units cleared.