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Airplane lands on Maine's I-295 during rush hour

Troopers say no one was injured when the plane landed on I-295 in Falmouth shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday.

The Associated Press

11/22/2013

FALMOUTH, Maine — Maine State Police say a small plane with engine trouble landed during rush hour on I-295 outside of Portland.

Troopers say no one was injured when the plane landed on I-295 in Falmouth shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday. The plane taxied to the side, allowing traffic to continue moving. Police say traffic is slow moving southbound.

Troopers say the pilot reported having engine trouble and was trying to make it to Portland International Jetport before having to land on the highway.

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