Plane makes emergency landing in Jonesboro, IL

Published: Jun. 11, 2016 at 7:03 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 11, 2016 at 10:25 PM CDT
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(Source: Derrion Henderson/KFVS)
(Source: Derrion Henderson/KFVS)

JONESBORO, IL (KFVS) - A small plane made an emergency landing on Route 146 in Jonesboro, Illinois on Saturday, June 11.

According to authorities, the plane was headed to Carbondale, Illinois and had participated in the Big Muddy Air Race in Murphysboro, Illinois when it lost power.

The plane was forced to to land between two cars. The cars traveling the road, along with a nearby mailbox, made it easier for the pilot to land the plane.

KFVS12 will provide more details as they become available.

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