Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Independence; No One Hurt

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa -- A small plane landed in the middle of a road outside of Independence Friday.

According to the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, the plane had mechanical problems and had to make a landing on Quasqueton Diagonal Boulevard. No one was injured during the landing.

The sheriff's office did not know about the incoming plane until it had landed, but helped tow it back to the airport, authorities said.
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