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Sheriff: Pilot Rescued After Small-Engine Plane Gets Tangled In Power Lines Near Shakopee

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- The pilot of a single-engine plane was not hurt after his aircraft became tangled in power lines Saturday afternoon south of Shakopee.

The Scott County Sheriff's office says a 911 call came in just before 4 p.m. reporting that a plane was dangling in the air over the 2500 block of 150th Street West in Louisville Township.

Plane Gets Caught In Power Lines Near Shakopee
(credit: Scott Co. Sheriff's Office)

Sixty-five-year-old pilot Thomas Koskovich, from Shakopee, was rescued by the Shakopee Fire Department after Xcel Energy crews de-energized the power lines.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

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