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    Military helicopter makes emergency landing in Festus

     Monday’s thunderstorms forced a military helicopter to land in a business parking lot in Festus.
    The Chinook helicopter landed in the Taytro’s Bar and Bistro lot between Highway A and Highway 61.
    The pilot was caught in the storm and had to make a landing.
    No injuries were reported.
    It’s expected the pilot will take off when the weather clears. The helicopter was on its way to Connecticut.

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