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Small plane crash lands on I-75

Small plane crashes on I-75 near Ronald Reagan (WKRC)
Small plane crashes on I-75 near Ronald Reagan (WKRC)
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CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A small plane has crashed on I-75. Cincinnati Police say there are no injuries.

The plane, a Beechcraft A36 Bonanza, went down in the northbound lanes near the Ronald Reagan Highway around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. It appears to have been coming from Indianapolis and going to Lunken Airport.

It's a single-engine plane and the pilot, 61-year-old John Bennett of Indianapolis, was able to safely land the plane on the highway and walk away from it.

911 calls started coming in about a plane passing low over houses in Springfield Township. Those callers said that the plane sounded like it was having engine trouble and that it might be in distress.

Bennett landed the plane, which then slammed into a concrete barrier. 911 callers reported seeing someone exit the plane safely and walking around.

The Federal Aviation Administration will conduct an investigation.

The plane was moved off the highway around 6:30 p.m. and the interstate reopened just before 8 p.m.

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