VIDEO: Tourist plane lands on busy motorway

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VIDEO: Tourist plane lands on busy motorway
A tourist plane near Albi, Tarn, southern France, after making an incredible emergency landing on a motorway. Photo: Pink City News/Youtube

A tourist plane in the south of France was forced to make an extraordinary emergency landing over the weekend. With the engine failing, the pilot managed to squeeze the aircraft on to a busy motorway (see video).


The pilot of the tourist plane was forced to consider the unthinkable landing after an engine problem occurred on Saturday afternoon close to the town of Albi, in the southern department of Tarn.

Incredibly, he was able to land the plane safely on just two lanes of traffic, without touching a single vehicle or causing a single injury.

Traffic was heavily disrupted in the area, but after securing the plane’s occupants, passing motorists were able to simply drive under one of the light aircraft’s wings (see video).

Below is an eyewitness video of the immediate aftermath of the daring motorway landing.

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