Small plane makes safe emergency landing in St. Lawrence County field

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A small plane made an emergency landing in a meadow in St. Lawrence County over the weekend.


According to the sheriff’s office, the aircraft took off in Tupper Lake but was forced to touch down just off State Highway 56 in the town of Colton at about 4 p.m. Saturday.

Two people on board, pilot Daniel Plamateer and co-pilot Matthew Clemente, both walked away without injury.

The pilot said the plane was experiencing engine trouble prior to the unplaned landing.

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