Single-engine plane makes emergency landing on Alligator Alley

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Photo courtesy of Candace Gingras.

An airplane that suffered mechanical problems landed in the eastbound lanes of Alligator Alley Saturday afternoon.

According to The Florida Highway Patrol, a single-engine Cessna piloted by Pedro Krisciunas Kazimier, 25, from Doral, along with one passenger made a successful emergency landing on Interstate 75 around 5:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported and there was no damage to the plane.

The aircraft was moved to the shoulder of an entrance ramp for disassembly and removal.

FAA is investigating the cause of the power failure.


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