SAN CLEMENTE (CBSLA) — A small plane landed safely on the side of the 5 Freeway between San Clemente and San Onofre Monday afternoon.
The plane landed on the southbound 5 Freeway, south of Basilone just before 1 p.m. because it was experiencing mechanical failure.READ MORE: DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, Distributors
I-5 SB south of Basilone. Use caution in the area and expect delays. Airplane landed on the freeway due to mechanical failure. No injuries, no vehicles hit. Plane is fully on right shoulder. Unknown duration for removal. Stay safe. pic.twitter.com/3Gb5YTu20M
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No injuries were reported and no vehicles were hit.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
Authorities say the plane was expected to be loaded onto a truck and hauled to Oceanside Municipal Airport for repairs.