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Plane Lands on 49

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Valparaiso Police say there were no injuries to the pilot or passenger or anyone on the ground when a small plane made an emergency landing on the southbound side of State Road 49, just a little north of the US 30 exit, around 3:45 Tuesday afternoon.  Police say the pilot reported experiencing engine trouble on his way back to the Porter County Regional Airport.

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By about 5:20 pm the plane was on a flatbed being driven to the airport.  Director of the Porter County Regional Airport Kyle Kuebler says the plane, which was undamaged in the landing, is a 1943 Taylorcraft L-2, a manufactured aircraft, not home-built.

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