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Lino Lakes, MN (KROC-AM News) - Anoka county officials say the pilot of an ultra-light plane escaped with only minor injuries following a crash this morning.

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says deputies, along with Lino Lakes Police Officers and firefighters responded shortly after 9 AM to reports of a plane crash. A news release says it appears the pilot was taking the aircraft for a test flight when he lost power and crashed.

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The man, whose name has not been released, was able to walk away from the wreckage and suffered just minor injuries. Officials say the crash occurred in a suburban area along I-35 north of Lino Lakes. It remains under investigation.

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