HANOVER TWP., Ind. (CBS) — An engine problem forced the pilot of a small airplane to make an emergency landing Sunday afternoon in a field near Cedar Lake, Indiana.

The single-engine plane landed about 2:15 p.m. near 145th Avenue east of the state line in unincorporated Hanover Township, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office.

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The pilot was the only person on board, and no one was hurt, sheriff’s police said.

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The plane had taken off from Griffith-Merrillville Airport, about 20 miles northeast of where it landed. Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating.

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