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Pilot unhurt in small plane crash near Princeton

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Pilot unhurt in small plane crash near Princeton
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PRINCETON, Minn. (AP) — A pilot walked away unhurt after a small plane made a crash landing near the Princeton airport.

The Sherburne County sheriff's office says the Cessna 152 "flipped end over end" and sustained heavy damage when it touched down Tuesday morning.

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The pilot, 33-year-old Barry Ramage of Princeton, was the only person aboard the private plane. The sheriff's office says Ramage was not hurt.

The Star Tribune (http://bit.ly/rIqJt7) reports the plane had climbed to about 400 feet after taking off shortly before 11 a.m. and then lost power.

Authorities don't know why the plane lost power.

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Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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