Thursday, May 16, 2019

A damn plane just landed on I-4 in Orlando during rush hour

Posted By on Thu, May 16, 2019 at 6:37 PM

click to enlarge COURTESY OF TREVOR ALLEN
  • Courtesy of Trevor Allen
If you're stuck in traffic right now it might be because a damn plane just made an emergency landing on I-4.

According to authorities, a small plane ran out of fuel while headed to the Orlando Executive Airport and was forced to land on the on-ramp to WB I-4 from Maitland Blvd at around 5:45 p.m.

The FAA is currently investigating the incident.

No injuries are being reported, and no lanes of I-4 have been closed. But expect plenty of rubberneckers to slow traffic down until the wreckage is cleared. 
This actually isn't the first time a plane interrupted Orlando's rush hour traffic. In November of 2017, a plane headed to the Orlando Executive Airport made a similar emergency landing, also during rush hour, on Exit 94, which coincidentally is just down the road from today's crash.



This is a developing story and we'll update this post when more information is available.

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