Ohio patrol: small plane makes emergency landing

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BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) -- The State Highway Patrol says no injuries were reported in the emergency landing of a single-engine plane on a golf course in southwest Ohio.

The patrol's Batavia post says the plane made the landing shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday on a fairway at the Stillmeadow Country Club in Clermont County. The patrol identified the two people on board as pilot Kenneth Howes and passenger and owner Karla Goodhouse, both of St. Clair, Illinois.

The patrol says its preliminary investigation indicates that engine failure after the plane took off from the Clermont County Airport forced the emergency landing. Investigators say the plane hit a sand bunker before coming to a stop and rolled partially on its side on the green. The Federal Aviation Administration responded to the scene south of Batavia.