Pilot makes emergency plane landing in Metro-East - KMOV.com

Pilot makes emergency plane landing in Metro-East

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By Afton Spriggs By Afton Spriggs

(KMOV) -- A pilot made an emergency landing at a Metrolink station in Fairview Heights, Illinois overnight.

The plane landed at the Metrolink stop on Saint Clair Avenue.
 
The Federal Aviation Administration is reporting that the pilot ran out of gas. Deputies say the pilot left Columbus, Ohio and intended on landing at the Downtown St. Louis Airport in Cahokia, Illinois.
 
There is no serious damage to the Metrolink station but it appears the plane did crash into a small tree. No one was hurt.
 
Investigators will examine the plane today.
 
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