Plane makes emergency landing on US 41 in Collier County

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OCHOPEE, Fla – A mechanical problem lead a student pilot to make an emergency landing on U.S. 41.

The FAA says a single engine Cessna 152 landed in Ochopee around 10:45 a.m. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office says the student is from a school on the east coast of Florida, and he was not injured in the landing.

An unknown mechanical problem caused the student pilot to make the decision.

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