Plane makes emergency landing on Virginia highway

Plane crashes on Virginia highway

CULPEPER COUNTY, Va. (WCAV) - A plane made an emergency landing on Route 3 Sunday afternoon.

According to the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office, the plane landed at 4:05 p.m. on Route 3.

Sheriff units arrived at Germanna Highway and Yellow Bottom Road when the plane made it's emergency landing.

According to Virginia State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that the plane suffered engine failure after taking off from Warrenton Airport.

The aircraft made an emergency landing on Route 3 and then struck a utility pole. The impact also caused the aircraft to strike a fence.

The pilot, 47-year-old Hyunju V. Ko, was not injured in the crash.

There were also two juveniles in the plane, but they weren't injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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