Plane lands on I-4 in Longwood


LONGWOOD, Fla. (WESH)A plane made an emergency landing Friday afternoon on westbound Interstate 4 in Longwood.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the pilot reported that he was running out of gas around 3:45 p.m.

The section of I-4 that the plane landed on is newly paved and has not yet opened to traffic.

A witness who was traveling westbound on I-4 when the plane landed told WESH 2 News that he felt vibrating, heard a loud noise and looked up to see the plane moving just above his truck.

“He (the pilot) did an amazing job,” the witness said.

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said nobody was injured and there was no damage to the plane or any vehicles on I-4.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

WESH 2 News has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available. 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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