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No injuries in emergency plane landing near stateline
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MONTICELLO TOWNSHIP - A pilot whose plane experienced engine failure emergency landed in a cultivated farm field just north of the Wisconsin-Illinois stateline Friday night, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office. There were no injuries, and the small airplane received minimal damage. Thomas Michael Buchberger, 49, Plainfield, was piloting a 1976 BEEC, model A36, single-engine, fixed-wing aircraft on his way from Oklahoma to Stevens Point, Sheriff Reg Gill wrote in a news release.