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(Source: CBS 5 News) Four people walked away uninjured after their small plane was forced down in a field near Chandler Municipal Airport on Monday. (Source: CBS 5 News) Four people walked away uninjured after their small plane was forced down in a field near Chandler Municipal Airport on Monday.
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CHANDLER, AZ (CBS5) -

Four people walked away uninjured after their small plane lost engine power and was forced down in a field near Chandler Municipal Airport on Monday.

A Chandler Fire Department spokesman said the single-engine Cessna 210 landed on its wheels near McQueen and Queen Creek roads and tipped forward just before noon. The pilot made the emergency landing about a quarter mile south of the airport.

The four passengers were examined by fire department personnel as a precautionary measure, the spokesman said. They are all OK.

There was substantial damage to the plane, according to FAA spokesman Ian Gregor.

The FAA is investigating.

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