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Small plane lands on Florida highway during rush hour

May 17, 2019
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A driver, center, of a black Acura, far left, talks on a cell phone after the vehicle was struck by a small plane making an emergency landing on the eastbound ramp of Maitland Blvd. to Interstate 4, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Maitland, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) — A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car.

News outlets report the plane landed Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on an Interstate 4 on-ramp in Maitland, just north of Orlando.

Maitland Police Lt. Louis Grindle says there were no injuries.

Grindle says the pilot reported the airplane had run out of fuel.

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority says the aircraft had been heading to Orlando Executive Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.