WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News, Weather, Sports

Pilot forced to make emergency landing

Some scary moments after a plane makes an emergency landing on a highway just across the Kentucky-Virginia border.

Police say Jerry Horton was flying the single engine plane when it landed on U.S. 23 near Wise, Virginia. We're told it ran out of fuel after taking off from a nearby airport. The plane blocked both lanes for about an hour before refueling and taking off again.

No one was hurt in the incident.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 101725673 - wkyt.com/a?a=101725673
Gray Television, Inc.