Small plane lands on Interstate 4 in Central Florida during rush hour

Posted at 5:40 AM, May 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-17 11:50:20-04

MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) — 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.