Plane makes emergency landing near golf course

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CessnaAirplaneVALLEY CENTER, Calif. — A single-engine Cessna pilot made an emergency landing in a field near Woods Valley Golf Club Thursday because of an engine problem.

The Cessna 182 touched down safely about 9:30 a.m. off Valley Center Road, near Mirar de Valle Road, according to sheriff’s officials. The lone pilot was uninjured, Lt. Rich Williams.

Williams said the pilot said the plane’s engine lost oil pressure.

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