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Small plane makes emergency landing on NYC expressway; highway closed, emergency crews there

In this photo provided by Patricia Sapol, emergency personnel respond to a light airplane that made an emergency landing on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx borough of New York, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. The Piper PA-28, set down at around 3:20 p.m. on the northbound side of the highway. Police and fire officials said neither the male pilot nor two female passengers appeared to have been badly hurt. (AP Photo/Patricia Sapol)
January 04, 2014 - 1:01 PM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - New York City emergency officials say a small plane has made an emergency landing on an interstate highway in the Bronx.

Officials with the city's Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management say the plane touched down Saturday afternoon on the Major Deegan Expressway in the area of East 233rd Street.

It wasn't immediately clear why the plane landed on the highway.

The highway was closed and emergency personnel were on the scene.

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