Deputies describe pilot's skillful emergency landing in corn field
from Victor Post
Ontario County, New York, Sheriff's deputies said a pilot was not injured and his single-engine plane nearly undamaged after the pilot made an emergency landing in a Victor corn field. Deputies said 74-year-old Richard L. Schaefer, of 47 High St. Shortsville, was flying his 1940 Taylor Craft BF-65 fixed wing single engine plane back from Lancaster, Erie County, to Hopewell where he intended to land at the small air strip in the hamlet of Chapin. But near Victor the plane's engine stopped.
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