Engine problem causes emergency landing at Oxford airport

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OXFORD — An engine problem caused an emergency landing Sunday afternoon at Waterbury -Oxford Airport.

Kathleen Bergen of the FAA said in an email, “A Cirrus SR22 aircraft landed safely at Waterbury-Oxford Airport at 4 pm today after the pilot declared an emergency and reported a possible engine problem when the aircraft was two miles west of the airport. ┬áThe pilot had been practicing takeoffs and landings before the emergency.”

No injuries were reported.