By Jatavia O’Neal

LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) – An emergency plane landing on an Alabama highway is causing lane closures and slow traffic.

According to ALEA, the right westbound lane of US 280 near the 117-mile marker in Lee County is currently blocked.

Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones says a single-engine light aircraft experienced electrical problems causing the emergency landing.

There were no injuries in the incident and no damage to the aircraft.

ALEA Highway Patrol Division says the plane has been removed from the roadway. The highway is now back open.

https://www.wsfa.com/2022/09/19/plane-makes-emergency-landing-hwy-280-lee-county/