by CBS 21 News
DAUPHIN COUNTY, PA. — A plane crash lands on the Pennsylvania turnpike sending first responders scrambling Monday evening in Dauphin County.
This all happened around 7:30 p.m. in the Westbound Lanes of the PA Turnpike.
The plane landed between the Lebanon/Lancaster and the Harrisburg East Exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, but fortunately no one was hurt. Emergency officials on the scene tell us an engine failure is to blame for the plane coming down.
Remains of the small plane are scattered over the road, blocking two lanes of traffic.
Emergency officials tell CBS 21 the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing and clipped two tractor trailers on the way down. We are told two people were in the plane, but no one was injured in the crash.
Crews spent about two hours clearing the scene.