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Credit: Glades County Sheriff's Office

Small plane makes emergency landing on Herbert Hoover Dike

A small plane made an emergency landing along the Herbert Hoover Dike Tuesday afternoon.

At 1:28 p.m., the Glades County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call from the pilot of a 1979 Piper Warrior single-engine aircraft.

The pilot, Zachary Bailey, 30, of Vero Beach, said while he was flying over Glades County the plane had a mechanical problem and he was forced to make an emergency landing on top of the Herbert Hoover Dike in the area known as Dyess Ditch.

Bailey landed the plane with no damage and both he and his passenger, Mali Rose, 24, were not injured.

Writer:WINK News
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