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Plane makes emergency landing at Las Vegas golf course

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A small plane is pulled from a pond on a Las Vegas golf course where it made an emergency landing. Nov. 3, 2017 (Photo: Maggie Chung) A small plane is pulled from a pond on a Las Vegas golf course where it made an emergency landing. Nov. 3, 2017 (Photo: Maggie Chung)
(Photo: sincityflying.com) (Photo: sincityflying.com)
A small plane landed at a west Las Vegas golf course pond Thursday. (Photo: Google maps) A small plane landed at a west Las Vegas golf course pond Thursday. (Photo: Google maps)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a lake at a northwest Las Vegas golf course Thursday night.

Responders were called at 5:47 p.m. to the Painted Desert Golf Club, off of Lone Mountain Road and U.S. 95, near Santa Fe Station hotel-casino.

Dispatchers were told that a plane had lost power and was attempting to make an emergency landing in that area, according to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue. 

The two occupants of the plane were able to walk away from the crash scene on their own, according to authorities, but were taken to the University Medical Center with minor injuries.

Police did not report any other injuries in the incident or property damage.

A cause for the landing was not immediately released but McCarran International Airport said engine failure was reported prior to the crash

The FAA is investigating this incident and confirmed the plane's tail number is N9628R, 

According to the FAA registry, the plane is registered to Sin City Flying Club based in Las Vegas.

By Friday afternoon, officials pulled the plane out of the pond at the Painted Desert Golf Course. 

Stay with FOX5 for continued updates on this story.

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