The pilot of a single engine experimental plane was able to land safely in a field in Chenango, New York after experiencing trouble in the air.

62-Year old John Sherman of Lisle, New York was flying from Chenango Bridge to Georgetown, New York when the engine failed over the Chenango Forks area.

Sherman was able to land the plane in a field near Mix Road in Chenango.  A propeller broke upon landing but Sherman was apparently not injured.

State Police say that the Federal Aviation Administration released the plane and the plane was towed from the scene.