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Jul 18, 2015 1:21 PM

Small plane lands on golf course on Maine-New Hampshire border


PARSONSFIELD, Maine - A single-engine plane made an emergency landing at the Province Lake Golf Course on the border of Maine and New Hampshire on Saturday morning.

According to WCSH News in Portland, officials from the York County Sheriff's Department said the pilot Gary Soucy, 66, of Brewer, landed a 1965 Piper Cherokee 140 on the second hole of the golf course due to inclement weather.

Sheriff William L. King Jr. said he was alone in the aircraft and there were no injuries, or damage to the aircraft thanks to his skills as a pilot.

According to the Federal Aviation administration website, the plane with the tail number N6601W is registered to Matthew Stokes of Saint Charles, Minnesota.

The FAA is investigating the unexpected landing.


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