Pilot makes emergency landing in eastern Kansas field

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Posted: Apr 27, 2015 3:08 PM

GARDNER, Kan. (AP) — The pilot of a small home-built aircraft was walking around uninjured after making an emergency landing in an eastern Kansas field.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/1Ex1jMa) the pilot reported losing oil pressure before landing in a field five miles north of New Century Airport outside Gardner, where it had taken off minutes earlier on Monday morning.

The Long-EZ home-built plane landed about 9:50 a.m. The pilot was the only person aboard the small plane.

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Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com