Air Force plane lands on Delaware highway

A U.S. Air Force Cessna propeller plane, like this one, ended up on a Delaware highway during rush hour Monday evening. Credit: Getty Images
A U.S. Air Force Cessna propeller plane, like this one, ended up on a Delaware highway during rush hour Monday evening.
Credit: Getty Images

A U.S. Air Force plane ended up on a Delaware highway during rush hour Monday evening after a bumpy emergency landing.

The incident happened near Dover Air Force Base. A Cessna propeller plane landed in an open field, but then crashed through a fence and ended up crossing Route 1′s southbound lanes before coming to a stop in the center median, according to reports.

A Pennsylvania woman drove her car into a guardrail while swerving to avoid the plane. She and four juvenile passengers were uninjured, according to the reports.

A 54-year-old instructor pilot and a 44-year-old pilot were the only people on the plane. They were not hurt.


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