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Plane makes emergency landing in Cole County field

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A small plane made an apparent emergency landing Friday in a Cole County field.

The single-engine prop plane made the landing in the field near Zion Road and Kaiser Lane late Friday morning. The location is southwest of Jefferson City.

The plane, a Piper PA-28-161, is registered to Jefferson City Aviation, according to FAA records.

The Cole County Fire Protection District was sent to the scene. The district reported no injuries. A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper at the scene said the pilot had to maneuver the plane under power lines and over a fence to make the landing.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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