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Small plane lands on Florida highway during rush hour

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    The driver of a black Acura that was struck by a small plane making a crash landing on the eastbound ramp of Maitland Blvd. to Interstate 4, talks to rescue personnel today in Maitland, Fla.

MAITLAND, Fla. >> 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 today around 11:30 a.m. Hawaii time 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.

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