Two in small plane forced to land near Silver Springs

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Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 11:00 PM PDT
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SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. (KOLO) -Two people suffered minor injuries Wednesday when the Cessna 172B they were in made a controlled landing on U.S. 50 about 4 miles east of Silver Springs, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said.

The flight took off from the Silver Springs Airport and both were given a ride back to the airport.

It happened about 6:45 p.m. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office heard about the incident near the Lahontan State Recreation Area.

The plane came down on the north side of U.S. 50.

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