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Jeana Yeager, who made history in the non-stop round-the-world flight of the Voyager in 1986, walked away from an emergency landing after an experimental plane she was co-piloting caught fire over Jackpot, Nev.

Sheriff's Deputy James Neff said Yeager and pilot Shirland K. Dickey were about four miles from the airport Sunday when the engine caught fire and smoke was detected in the cockpit.He said the engine quit while the plane was a half-mile out, and Yeager and Dickey made a dead-stick, or powerless, landing.

On touching down, the plane left the runway and its landing gear collapsed, he said, but the 38-year-old Yeager of Nipomo, Calif., and Dickey, 48, of Chandler, Ariz., walked away.

The deputy said the pair were flying an experimental propeller-driven plane in an air show and were completing a 120-mile race between Jackpot and Wells.

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