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Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Field

Posted/updated on: June 30, 2011 at 12:23 pm

CUNEY Authorities say a plane made an emergency landing in a field in Cherokee County. It happened Wednesday morning off of County Road 3414 north of Highway 175 near the town of Cuney. Officials say the pilot, Roger Willheim, 64, of Frankston, first reported engine trouble around 9:45 and shortly after landed the plane in the field barely missing power lines. Willheim, who was the only person on board, was not injured.


Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Field

Posted/updated on: June 30, 2011 at 12:23 pm

CUNEY Authorities say a plane made an emergency landing in a field in Cherokee County. It happened Wednesday morning off of County Road 3414 north of Highway 175 near the town of Cuney. Officials say the pilot, Roger Willheim, 64, of Frankston, first reported engine trouble around 9:45 and shortly after landed the plane in the field barely missing power lines. Willheim, who was the only person on board, was not injured.


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