Terrifying moment a small plane dodges traffic to land on a busy HIGHWAY after experiencing technical difficulties in Michigan
- Two men on board had to shoot down the plane due to a technical problem
- Officials escorted the plane off the highway in Evart, Michigan, to a gravel pit
- Video of the incident shows heavy traffic on the road as the plane lands
This is the terrifying moment a small plane dodged traffic to land on a busy Michigan highway after running into technical trouble.
Footage shows the small white plane landing on the busy US-10 highway heading north in Evart, western Michigan.
Two men aboard the plane were forced to land on the highway after experiencing technical difficulties, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said without further elaboration.
A small plane had to make an emergency landing on the US-10 freeway in western Michigan after experiencing technical problems
Footage taken by Kamrin Grein shows the plane taxiing in the distance on the busy road as several cars come to a stop.
Meceola Central Dispatch warned nearby drivers to avoid the area as several units escorted the plane off the highway on Wednesday to a gravel pit operated by the country’s road commission, the statement said.
No injuries were reported.
The plane was taxiing to a gravel pit on the side of the US-10 freeway in Evart, Michigan, after making an emergency landing when the plane ran into a technical problem.
Several units escorted the plane off the highway on Wednesday to a gravel pit run by the country’s road commission
“Oh that you’re flying out loud!” read a statement from the sheriff’s office.
Drivers may have noticed a disrupted commute this afternoon as two men used US-10 as an emergency airport after technical problems.
“Several units escorted the plane from US-10 to the Osceola County Road Commission gravel pit on 135th Avenue.
‘Airplane and simple, we’re just glad there were no injuries!
“We would like to thank Meceola Central Dispatch, the Hersey Fire Department, Reed City Fire Department, Emergency Management Director Mark Watkins, RCB Construction, Reed City Towing and the Road Commission Foreman for all the help.”
No injuries were reported after the emergency landing, officials said, adding that the operation was “airplane and simple.”