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An aircraft made an emergency landing Sunday afternoon in Conewago Township, according to Northern York County Regional Police.

The small plane had a rough landing after experiencing engine problems near the La-Z-B Airport on Bull Road, police said.

Fire officials responded shortly after 1:30, according to Strinestown Community Fire Chief Frosty Wertz.

He said the small private plane was being flown by a man in his late 60s when, after a couple of passes, the plane's engine stopped working mid-air.

Wertz said as the man tried to land the plane down the runway at La-Z-B Airport, "the wind caught him" and crash landed a short distance away.

The plane is registered to Lawrence Nolte of New Oxford, Adams County, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Wertz said the plane was "brand new" when it was flown, but was suffered "moderate to extensive front-end damage" as a result of the accident.

He added the aircraft was leaking fuel but did not catch fire.

The pilot, who was the only person in the plane, was uninjured, according to Wertz.

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