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Pilot uninjured after aerial sprayer crash

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KERKHOVEN, Minn. — An aerial sprayer crash-landed Tuesday afternoon in a cornfield southeast of Kerkhoven, the Swift County Sheriff’s Office reported.


Investigation of the scene showed that Douglas Jackson, 54, of Benson, was spraying a soybean field about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday when he hit a guide wire for a power pole, causing the plane’s engine to shut off.

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