Published July 08 2012
Pilot unhurt in Towner County crop duster plane crashEGELAND, N.D. — A crop duster plane crashed while spraying a field east of Egeland but the pilot was unhurt.
The Towner County Sheriff's Office says Nathan Murdoch of Nehawka, Neb., was making a pass over the field at about 1:45 p.m. Saturday when the engine stopped. Murdoch was already low to the ground and landed the plane in a field just north of Highway 66.
The plane suffered some minor damage on the hard landing.
The incident was turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration.