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Small plane makes emergency landing on I-15 south of Primm

Updated November 16, 2017 - 9:39 pm

Nobody was hurt when a small plane made an emergency landing Thursday evening on Interstate 15 near the California-Nevada border, officials said.

A single-engine plane made the emergency landing in the center divider of I-15, south of Nipton Road in California, according to a San Bernardino County Fire Department tweet.

The Fire Department said the two occupants weren’t injured, and it was a reported emergency landing. California Highway Patrol troopers and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department deputies were responding.


The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was a Piper P28A and had reportedly experienced engine problems. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said the administration had no information on damage, adding the FAA is investigating.

Clark County and Las Vegas fire departments were also called, fire officials said, but both agencies were told they could return to calls for service.

The landing site was several miles south of Primm.

Contact Mike Shoro at mshoro@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

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