- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 17, 2019

LIDGERWOOD, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a crop dusting pilot made an emergency landing in Richland County and damaged a telephone pole.

The patrol says the FAA is investigating the incident which happened about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The pilot, identified as Danny Thompson, of Wyndmere, was not hurt when he put the plane down about 8 miles northwest of Lidgerwood after developing a mechanical issue.

The left wing of the aircraft clipped the pole, also damaging the plane.

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