NEW SALEM (CBS) – A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon on a sandbar at the Quabbin Reservoir.

According to the FAA, the experimental Seawind CCK 1865 landed on a sandbar at 3:50 p.m.

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The pilot, a 42-year-old man from Newport, RI, experienced engine problems. Police said the private plane was intact and upright on its wheels.

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There are no reports of any environmental concerns to the reservoir which provides drinking water for more than two million people in Massachusetts.

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The investigation is ongoing and State Police are making plans to remove the plane.