Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Cincinnati's I-75 Near Ronald Reagan Highway

According to Cincinnati Police Department, no injuries were reported

click to enlarge Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Cincinnati's I-75 Near Ronald Reagan Highway
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A small plane made an emergency landing on Cincinnati's I-75 around noon yesterday, April 16, according to tweets by the Cincinnati Police Department

The plane crashed into a concrete barrier near the 11.0 mile marker, which resulted in crews closing off the NB Ronald Reagan (SR 126) exit until the site was cleaned up. 

No injuries were reported and CPD tweeted that all I-75 lanes were reopened at around 8 p.m. that evening. 


According to an article by WLWT, the plane was headed for Lunken Airport and the 61-year-old pilot, named John Bennett, was from Indianapolis. 

"Officials said that pilot was having engine issues. The pilot was able to radio officials letting them know he was going down prior to the crash," the WLWT article notes. 


 

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