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Flight makes emergency landing near Bowie, TX

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BOWIE, TX (KAUZ) -

A Nocona family flying home from Omaha; Nebraska made an emergency landing just miles from the Bowie airport on Sunday.

The pilot said the plane, a 1969 Piper, single engine registered out of Oklahoma, suffered a throttle failure during its approach and was unable to land at the airport.

The pilot then located a safe landing area three miles away and from the airport and safely landed the aircraft.

No one was injured during the incident.  

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