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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Field

SUPERIOR, Colo. (CBS4) - Emergency crews in Boulder County responded to the Superior area at midday after a small plane made an emergency landing in a field after it lost power.

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The Boulder County Sheriff's office said no one was hurt in the incident west of Superior.

All three people on board escaped injury when the plane lost power.

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Copter4 video showed the single engine propeller plane in the middle of a grassy field and police officers interviewing what appeared to be the pilot.

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The pilot told authorities rather than try to make it to Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, he decided to land in the field.

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