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Police: Pilot Makes Emergency Landing In Cornfield Near Airlake Airport

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Dakota County officials responded to reports of a downed aircraft near Lakeville's Airlake Airport Thursday.

Police say they received a report of an aircraft in distress around 11 a.m. The pilot said they were experiencing engine failure, prompting the pilot to land the aircraft safely in a plowed cornfield.

The pilot and one passenger were aboard the plane and neither suffered injuries.

The plane landed about four miles east of Airlake Airport.

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