Man escapes unharmed after making emergency plane landing

It's believed the plane experienced mechanical failure.

Emergency rescue services on the scene where a plane made an emergency landing. Picture: @ER24EMS/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - A man has escaped unscathed after having to carry out an emergency landing of a light aircraft.

He was forced to land the plane on a wine farm in Stellenbosch this morning.

It's believed the plane experienced mechanical failure.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said: “We found a light aircraft lying in the field. And smoke was escaping from the engine. Paramedics immediately assisted and found out he had escaped injury.”