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Emergency forces pilot to land plane in field near Lakeville

Everyone on board is safe.

A single-engine airplane was forced to make an emergency landing in a cornfield near Lakeville on Thursday morning. 

Farmington and Lakeville fire departments were dispatched to the field east of Airlake Airport where the plane landed safety in a snow-covered field in Castle Rock Township. 

According to Farmington fire officials, the plane had an engine problem that forced the pilot to conduct an emergency landing. 

The pilot and the plane's passengers were all uninjured. 

The Dakota County Sheriff's Office and FAA are investigating. 

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