Pilot Makes Emergency Landing

1 decade 2 years 10 months ago Tuesday, July 24 2007 Jul 24, 2007 Tuesday, July 24, 2007 5:13:08 PM CDT July 24, 2007 in News
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GOLDEN CITY - Deputies say a pilot had to make an emergency landing in a southwest Missouri soybean field after the small plane he was flying apparently lost its fuel cap in flight. The Jasper County Sheriff's office said Michael Castello of Texas, told deputies that the plane ran out of fuel after it lost its fuel cap. He notified Kansas City air traffic control before landing the single-engine craft yesterday in a soybean field along the Jasper-Barton county line, south of Golden City. Castello and two passengers were not injured. Deputies did not say where the flight started or where the plane was headed. The plane was not damaged. After the cap was replaced and the plane was refueled, it took off from the field in early afternoon.

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