Small plane makes emergency landing on Idaho roadway

A single-engine aircraft made an emergency landing onto Interstate 84 after experiencing an engine failure near Boise, Idaho.

Boise Airport. Idaho.

Boise Airport. Idaho. Image by DieselDemon / CC BY 2.0

Pilot Jon M. Brinkerhoff was on his way to Boise Airport when he experienced engine troubles. He told a radio dispatcher that he was making an emergency landing on the freeway. The pilot was unable to get the landing gear to work properly, but escaped the crash landing uninjured. A handful of drivers called 911 to report the event. One driver said his truck clipped the wing of the aircraft as it landed. Read more: 

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