Small plane makes emergency on New York expressway
Saturday, January 04, 2014 - 00:52
Jan. 4 - A small plane made an emergency landing Saturday afternoon on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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A small plane makes an emergency landing on a major interstate in New York Saturday.
The plane touched down on the Major Deegan Expressway near East 233rd Street in the Bronx.
Officials say the plane had departed from Danbury, Connecticut and had flown to the city for a tour of the Statue of Liberty. The plane was returning to Danbury when the pilot executed a controlled emergency landing.
Emergency services said three people were onboard the plane. They were taken to the hospital where they were treated for minor injuries.
The aircraft sustained minor damage.
There was immediate information available as of late Saturday afternoon on why the pilot of the small plane had to make the emergency landing.
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