updated 6/2/2008 11:13:46 AM ET 2008-06-02T15:13:46

The pilot of a skydiving plane made a crash landing in southeast Indiana after his plane malfunctioned at 7,000 feet, forcing 14 skydivers to jump from the disabled aircraft.

Officials say no one was injured Sunday.

Decatur County sheriff's Deputy Steve Snyder says the malfunction caused oil to spray on the plane's windshield.

Skydive Greensburg owner Bob Dougherty says the pilot leveled off at 5,000 feet allowing the skydivers to jump before he returned to the Greensburg airport. Two of the skydivers were making their first jump.

When the plane landed, its propellers hit the ground and the plane flipped over.

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