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Pilot makes quick fix after landing on highway near Litchfield

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LITCHFIELD, Minn. -- A Canadian pilot safely landed his Cessna 172 on a State Highway 24 in Meeker County on Tuesday evening, then fixed an engine problem and flew on his way.

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According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, a 911 call reported that an airplane had landed on the highway around 5:30 p.m. northeast of Litchfield.

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