A single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a highway in the city of Minneapolis in the US and a video of the incident has since been widely shared on social media.
According to a CBS Local report, the Bellanca Viking aircraft landed on the highway and then crashed into an SUV. Fortunately, no one was injured in the accident, the report said.
Highway cameras captured the moment a small plane made an emergency landing on a Minnesota highway and struck a car as motorists slammed on their brakes pic.twitter.com/UnMuBxyMyW
— Reuters (@Reuters) December 4, 2020
Brittany Yurik, who was alone in the SUV, said he saw the plane a second before crashing into it and had spoken to the pilot after the incident.
“He’s very kind. He was very apologetic. He explained to me what happened, and I just can’t believe we’re all OK. I think he was feeling the same thing,” Yurik said.
Here’s how netizens reacted to the clip:
In another year you would see a plane in your rear view mirror and freak out, but it is 2020 so the motorist’s reaction was probably “ok, plane”
— Random Stock Photo (@StockRandom) December 3, 2020
This was as good of a landing as you will ever see in a situation like this. Look up the pilot. He’s a pro.
— Rodney Petersen (@RodneyPetersen1) December 3, 2020
Faster car, there is a plane in your rear view!
— Justin (@jdwalter89) December 3, 2020
Yeah, I can’t imagine what I’d do if I were driving down the interstate and suddenly saw a plane flying over me an landing right in front of me. 😳😱😳😱
— David Friedlander (@Deep_Fried_Dave) December 3, 2020
— Ann Lee Gibson (@annleegibson) December 3, 2020