Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Highway 395 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Highway 395

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The Benton County Sheriff's Office confirms a Cessna 182 made a successful emergency landing on Highway 395 near Eltopia.


The pilot lost his engine but was able to land in traffic in the westbound lanes in between a semi and another vehicle.
 
There were no injuries and only the pilot and tech were only on board. The cause is currently under investigation. It will take a couple hours before the plane is removed from the road. 
 
NTSB and FAA are both investigating and WSP and county sheriff are on scene directing traffic.

We will update you with any new information as it comes in.

 

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