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Pilot injured after small plane makes emergency landing in Dawson County

Posted October 30, 2017 1:10 p.m. EDT

— CBS46 has received word that a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the Atlanta Motorsports Park, a small raceway just off Highway 53 in Dawson County.

According to the Dawsonville Fire Department, the small plane was flying out of Gainesville around 8:30 a.m. when it experienced mechanical issues and was forced to land.

The pilot was the only person aboard the plane when it went down. He is hospitalized at North East Georgia Medical Center and is listed in serious but stable condition.

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