A Cessna 172 airplane had to make an emergency landing on the side of U.S. Highway 27, south of Interstate 75 in Weston Sunday morning.
According to Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue, three men from Palm Beach were traveling to the Keys, when the plane began experiencing engine trouble causing the impromptu landing.
"I look north and there's an airplane coming in over the road," said Ray Soucatt, a witness to the landing. "It just took me a couple of seconds and I'm like, there's a plane landing on the road."
None of the men sustained any injuries as a result of the emergency landing.
The pilot of the aircraft says the FAA is at the scene of the incident and that authorities intend on shutting down part of US-27, so he can take off from the scene.
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WESTON (WSVN) -- A Cessna aircraft made an emergency landing on US-27 in Weston, Sunday morning.
No injuries have been reported at this time.
7News witnessed the pilot speaking with local authorities and the Federal Aviation Administration.
The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the aircraft had an engine failure and landed safely on the median of the highway.
There were three people on board the plane.
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BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - A pilot and two passengers onboard a single-engine Cessna 172 were forced to land along the side of U.S. Highway 27, just south of Interstate 75, Sunday morning after experiencing some mechanical issues.
Broward Sheriff's Office deputies said the men were coming from the North Palm Beach County Airport and were headed to the Florida Keys.
The pilot, who didn't want to be identified, told Local 10 News that he experienced "engine roughness" and did not want to further jeopardize the flight.
No one was injured after the emergency landing.
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WESTON, Fla. - A small plane made an emergency landing in Weston Sunday morning, according to officials.
The single-engine Cessna 172 reported engine failure and landed safely on the median of Hwy 27 with three people onboard, the pilot and two passengers.
According to the Broward County Sheriff's Office, the plane took off from the North Palm Beach County Airport and was en route to the Florida Keys.
No one was injured.
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