Airplane lands in New Jersey Turnpike, no injuries reported

 @ibtimes
on February 01 2010 11:24 AM

A small airplane carrying two people, one of them  a reporter providing traffic reports for a Philadelphia and radio TV station, made an emergency landing on the New Jersey Turnpike, Monday morning.

Nor the pilot or the passenger were injured, according to authorities, the Associated Press reported today. Aviation officials said it was a low oil pressure indicator what caused the emergency landing, the New Jersey Star-Ledger reported.

This was pretty much a non-incident in terms of what the outcome was like, New Jersey Turnpike Authority spokesman Joseph Orlando told the Associated Press. The plane landed, he taxied it over into the shoulder. We can't even get motorists to do that when they break down.

According to the Associated Press report, the plane landed in the northbound lanes in Cherry Hill, about two miles south from Interchange 4. The airplane was going to be loaded into a truck to be taken off the highway.

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