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Small plane makes emergency landing on a busy Sedona roadway

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Posted at 6:07 AM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 09:07:08-04

SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane had to make an emergency landing in the middle of a busy roadway in the northern Arizona town of Sedona.

Police say the plane took off from the Sedona Airport with a pilot and a passenger about 11 a.m. Sunday and it began to have problems. Phoenix TV station KTVK reports the pilot decided he needed to put the plane down and lined up for an emergency landing on State Route 89A.

Sedona police say plane touched down on Oak Creek Boulevard, bounced over cars and touched down a second time near Mountain Shadows Drive before coming to a stop. The two unidentified people aboard the aircraft appeared unhurt, although they both were taken to a hospital for evaluation.