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Single-engine plane makes emergency landing in Maine

Two people on board a single-engine aircraft were forced to make an emergency landing in Maine Sunday night when the plane ran out of gas, authorities said.

The plane landed safely in Farr Field in Harpswell about 7:30 p.m., but it was heading to Brunswick, about 25 miles north of the forced landing site, said Kathleen Bergen, a spokeswoman with the Federal Aviation Administration.

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The couple suffered minor to no injuries and declined medical treatment, Lieutenant John Faith, of the Brunswick Fire Department, said.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that the plane was forced to make an emergency landing because it had run out of gas.

Bergen said the FAA is investigating the incident.

Laura Gómez can be reached at laura.gomez@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @Laura_GomezRod.
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