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News Article - July 09, 2008

PHILLIPSBURG PILOT LANDS PLANE IN LITITZ CORNFIELD  
  LITITZ, Pa. (AP) - A small plane lost power as it was coming in to Lancaster Airport and made an emergency landing in a cornfield. The Rothsville fire chief says the single-engine Beechcraft plane lost power around 3 p.m. Tuesday. The plane landed in a cornfield in Warwick Township, less than a mile from the airport. The pilot, who is from Phillipsburg, N.J. and has not been identified, was not injured. The plane had departed from Pittstown, N.J., and was headed for Lancaster, about 85 miles away.

Source - Morning Call



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