NEW BEDFORD - A small engine plane has made a safe landing at New Bedford Regional Airport after reporting engine trouble this afternoon.

The pilot reported engine trouble shortly before 5 p.m.about seven miles away from New Bedford.

Airport tower control personnel tell WBSM News the pilot reported a "rough-running engine."

New Bedford Police and Fire Department apparatus responded to the runway in case of a rough landing.

The pilot was able to safely land the plane shortly after 5 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

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