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Edmonton-area pilot successfully completes emergency landing in Strathcona County

An Edmonton-area pilot landed his small float plane safely Saturday on a country road in Strathcona County.

No injuries as small float plane lands on rural roadway

The small float plane suffered minor damage during the landing. (Strathcona RCMP)

An Edmonton-area pilot landed land his small float plane safely Saturday on a country road in Strathcona County.

Strathcona RCMP and Strathcona Emergency services were called to the site of a plane crash east of Sherwood Park just before noon.

They found a small float plane with minor damage on Township Road 524 near Range Road 212, RCMP said in a news release.

The pilot, who owned the plane and was the sole occupant, was not injured. No other people or vehicles were involved.

The pilot reported he decided to land on the roadway because the plane was having mechanical issues.

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