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Boone County fire officials respond to an emergency landing

The Boone County Fire Protection District responded to a report of a plane that made an emergency landing near Centralia. (Mike Slavit/ KRCG13)

The Boone County Fire Protection District responded to a report of a plane that made an emergency landing near Centralia at about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigators said the pilot contacted air traffic controllers in Springfield as his plane landed safely in a corn field in Hallsville near Route Z, one mile east of Rohr Road.

The pilot walked away from the Cessna 210 Plane and told emergency crews he was not hurt.

The aircraft departed from Columbia Regional Airport, according to Manager Mike Parks. The pilot was on his way to Ainsworth, Iowa when he lost control of the plane.

Firefighters said the plane is stable tonight with no leaking fuels or oils.

Members of the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the cause of the emergency landing.

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