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Bronx: Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Road
A light aircraft has made an emergency landing on an interstate highway in New York City.
Fire Department officials said the plane touched down at 3.20pm on Saturday on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, in an area where the highway passes through Van Cortlandt Park.
Three people were on board, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and fire officials said all three were taken to hospital.
There have been no immediate reports of serious injuries.
The FAA said damage to the aircraft was minor. Images of the Piper PA28 showed it was largely intact.
It was unclear why the plane set down on the highway. The road has been closed and emergency personnel were on the scene.
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