Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Busy Los Angeles Street

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(Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)

A student pilot made an emergency flight landing on a busy street in Los Angeles on Friday, June 1.

The student from Orange County Flight Center was the only person on board the plane, and she managed to avoid hitting power lines and with no reports of injuries or damages. Aviation officials found the plane had made a safe emergency landing, Huntington Beach Police Officer Angela Bennett told the media.

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The pilot reported engine problems while heading for John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana. She landed the Cessna 172 about five miles from the airport in Huntington Beach.

Talk about a great landing! She definitely gets an ‘A’ for the day!