Mechanical problem forces plane to land on Arkansas Lane

A plane safely lands in the 2300 block of Arkansas Lane.  ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

A plane safely lands in the 2300 block of Arkansas Lane. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016

A privately owned plane was forced to land on Arkansas Lane Saturday afternoon after experiencing a mechanical problem.

Battalion Chief Jeff Baldwin speaks with the pilot after he safely landed on Arkansas Lane.  ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

Battalion Chief Jeff Baldwin speaks with the pilot after he safely landed on Arkansas Lane. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016


The plane registered to Phillip Campbell of Cedar Hill, experienced the problem around 3:30 pm while flying near the Grand Prairie Municipal Airport.

Battalion Chief Jeff Baldwin said the plane landed safely on Arkansas Lane, not striking anything. The pilot reported no injuries.