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Small plane lands on Florida highway during rush hour

The driver, right, of a black Acura that was struck by a small plane, background, making a crash landing on the eastbound ramp of Maitland Blvd. to Interstate 4, walks to his car to retrieve personal belongings. Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Maitland, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
May 16, 2019 - 7:29 PM

MAITLAND, Fla. - A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car.

News outlets report the plane landed Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on an Interstate 4 on-ramp in Maitland, just north of Orlando.

Maitland Police Lt. Louis Grindle says there were no injuries.

Grindle says the pilot reported the airplane had run out of fuel.

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority says the aircraft had been heading to Orlando Executive Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

News from © The Associated Press, 2019
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