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NTSB investigates plane's emergency landing in Texarkana

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This single-engine plane made an emergency landing in a field after experiencing engine trouble. This single-engine plane made an emergency landing in a field after experiencing engine trouble.
TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) -

A single-engine plane made an emergency landing in Texarkana.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday night in an empty field some 3 miles from the Texarkana Regional Airport.

Emergency responders say the plane was experiencing some type of engine trouble.  The pilot deployed the parachute for the plane and set the aircraft down in a field between highway 549 and Sanderson Lane in Miller County.  

According to authorities, the pilot was walking around the scene and did not appear to be hurt.

The National Transportation Safety Board has been contacted and will be investigating the crash.

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