Small plane causes traffic jam near Miami after landing on highway

Photo Courtesy: Davie Police Department
Photo Courtesy: Davie Police Department


MIAMI (MEDIA GENERAL) – A single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway Thursday morning, causing heavy traffic delays outside of Miami.

According to multiple reports, the fixed-wing plane landed in the westbound lanes of I-595 near Davie, Florida, closing an off-ramp and the right lane of the highway. WPLG-TV reported the pilot did not appear to be injured, and was seen sitting on one of the plane’s wings after the landing.

The cause of the emergency landing is not known at this time and the pilot’s name has yet to be released. However, the plane is registered to Gary Hill, of Nashville, Tennessee. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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