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Jasper Pilot Escapes Crash Landing Uninjured

Last updated on Wednesday, August 18, 2010

(JASPER, IN) - A Jasper pilot left the scene of a crash landing uninjured over the weekend.

58-year-old Robert Ehrnard's plane's engine failed during takeoff near the Huntingburg airport.

Officials say that Ehrhard had just taken off when the engine of the plane sputtered and died.

He landed the plane in a bean field southwest of the airport.

Airport manager Travis McQueen, the FAA, and Indiana State Police were all notified of the emergency landing.

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