STOCKTON (CBS SF) — A vintage World War II bomber made an emergency landing Saturday night in a field near Stockton, injuring two of the three people who were aboard, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies said the crash took place Saturday evening in the area of Roberts Rd and Muller Rd in Stockton.READ MORE: 1 Injured In Fremont Shooting; Officers Surround Home
The aircraft — a vintage Mitchell WWII bomber with ‘Old Glory’ emblazoned under its cockpit — attempted to make emergency landing in an open field.READ MORE: California AG Becerra Warns Of Tacked-On COVID Fees Consumer May Not Have To Pay
It struck an irrigation ditch, sustaining significant damage, but did not catch fire.
Two of the three people aboard the plane sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital. There condition had not been released by early Sunday morning.MORE NEWS: Third Stimulus Check: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400
The NTSB and FAA will be investigating the cause of the crash.