Engine problems force emergency landing at Quincy Regional Airport

Emergency landing at Quincy Regional Airport

A call for help went out at 11:33 a.m. from a medical life flight being rerouted to Quincy Regional Airport because of engine problems.

According to a press release, the call came from the Kansas City Flight Center and was taken by representatives from Great River Aviation who notified 911 operators and airport personnel that the pilot had declared an emergency.

The plane was approaching the airport on only one operable engine.

Emergency services were dispatched to Quincy Regional Airport at 11:34. That included the Quincy Fire Department, Sheriffâ??s Department, Quincy Police and Adams County Ambulance.

The pilot of the King Air 200 landed the plane without incident, according to the release.