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Small jet attempting emergency landing in Illinois

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By CNN Staff

(CNN) — The pilot of a light aircraft with landing gear problems was preparing to make an emergency landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, Illinois, airport officials said.

CNN affiliate KTVI said eight people were aboard the Learjet, which was circling over the airport located just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis.

Ambulances and other emergency equipment were standing by, according to the airport.

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