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ENGINE PROBLEMS: Pilot Avoids Crash

Posted on: 10:16 pm, December 27, 2012, by , updated on: 12:29am, December 28, 2012

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A plane crash was averted at the Des Moines Airport Thursday.

The pilot of an F-16 reported his engine was malfunctioning. Police and fire crews were called to the airport to standby.

The jet was able to make a number of passes and use up fuel before coming in for a soft landing.

No one was injured.

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