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Plane makes emergency landing on Highway 18


FREDERICKSBURG (KWWL) -- Chickasaw County Sheriff's Deputies say a plane made an emergency landing on Highway 18 Tuesday afternoon.

According to the sheriff's office, David J. Wiesen, of Cottonwood, Minnesota, was headed west in a 2005 RV6A, single engine, two seat, land model plane at around 1:00 pm when he radioed in mechanical problems.

Wiesen landed the plane on Highway 18, about four miles west of Fredericksburg.

Wiesen and his passenger reported no injuries and no damage.

The aircraft was removed from the scene by a flatbed wrecker and taken to the Charles City airport.

There were no injuries or damage to anyone or anything on the ground.

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