Plane makes emergency landing on Hwy 280 in Lee County

Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 6:13 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 6:19 PM EDT
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LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - An emergency plane landing on an Alabama highway is causing lane closures and slow traffic.

According to ALEA, the right westbound lane of US 280 near the 117-mile marker in Lee County is currently blocked.

Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones says a single-engine light aircraft experienced electrical problems causing the emergency landing.

There were no injuries in the incident and no damage to the aircraft.

Plane makes emergency landing on Hwy 280 in Lee County
Plane makes emergency landing on Hwy 280 in Lee County(WTVM)

ALEA Highway Patrol Division says the plane has been removed from the roadway. The highway is now back open.