A Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services ambulance and police officers respond to hole No. 5 of Laolao Bay Golf & Resort, where a four-seat Piper PA28-140 Cherokee Cruiser plane successfully crash landed on the fairway on Saturday afternoon. The pilot and two passengers were uninjured. (DFEMS)

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Plane safely lands at golf course

About six minutes into a sight-seeing tour of the island, a Piper PA28-140 Cherokee Cruiser plane of the Marianas Air Transfer Inc. experienced an engine problem, but its pilot successfully landed the aircraft on the fairway of the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort in Kagman last Saturday afternoon where a charity golf tournament was wrapping up. Fortunately, no one was injured. The Filipino pilot, Capt. Josh Dominise, and his two Chinese female passengers were not injured, witnesses and police...

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