J3 Cub Lands Near Sandia National Laboratories In CA

cub sandia shotLIVERMORE, Calif.  A small plane has made an emergency landing at the Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore.

One taken into custody after emergency landing

There have been no reports of injuries, but witnesses tell ABC7 News they saw the pilot taken away in handcuffs and that security approached that plane with guns drawn (later returned to the plane to collect personal belongings).

The FAA reports the plane, a Piper J3, had engine trouble and landed in a field at the lab at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.