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October 2, 2014, 5:29 am
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Springfield Man Lands Homebuilt Airplane on Logan County Highway


Illinois State Police say no one was hurt after a small plane made an emergency landing on a Logan County highway Sunday afternoon.

 

Roger Thompson of Springfield was flying a homebuilt aircraft home from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, when his plane developed a mechancial problem, causing it to lose all power.

 

Thompson was able to set the plane down safely on Route 121, near Logan County road 2150.

 

The FAA and NTSB were notified of the incident. The aircraft was towed from the scene.

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