NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. — A small airplane crash-landed Wednesday evening, Dec. 2, on Interstate 35W in New Brighton, closing the northbound lanes of the freeway.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation said the plane came down on I-35W at the Ramsey County Road E2 exit, just south of Interstate 694.
The crash-landing happened around 9:30 p.m. MnDOT said it expected the freeway’s northbound lanes to remain closed for six hours.
According to KSTP-TV, the Minnesota State Patrol said the pilot was attempting an emergency landing. The single-engine plane collided with a vehicle, but no injuries were reported.
The circumstances of the emergency landing weren’t immediately clear.