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Firefighters and rescuers stand near a Cesna sport plane in the city of Stockstadt am Main, Germany Sunday Aug. 28, 2011. The pilot of the private sport plane clipped the side of a house and a lamppost while guiding his Cessna into an emergency landing on a 16-foot (5-meter) wide residential street in western Germany.  Police in Stockstadt am Main say no residents were injured and the 47-year-old pilot and his co-pilot were only lightly hurt in Sunday's crash in the densely populated area, the news agency dapd reported. They said the plane was forced down due to a technical defect, but gave no details. There was no estimate of damage. (AP Photo/dapd/ Juergen Mahnke)
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BERLIN (AP) — The pilot of a tiny private plane made an emergency landing on a small street in western Germany, clipping the side of a house and a lamppost as he landed his ailing Cessna.

Police in Stockstadt am Main say no residents were injured and the 47-year-old pilot and his co-pilot were only lightly hurt in Sunday's crash of a Cessna in the densely populated area, the news agency dapd reported. It said the street was only 16 feet (5 meters) wide.

Police said the plane was forced down due to a technical defect, but gave no details. There was no estimate of damage.

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