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Faulkton pilot recounts emergency landing in ND

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FAULKTON (AP) -- A South Dakota pilot who made an emergency landing in southeastern North Dakota says he didn't panic when his engine started to sputter at 5,000 feet.

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Keith Melius, of Faulkton, says he managed to stay calm because he had done many emergency landing drills with his flight instructor before earning his pilot license in 2005.

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