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An aircraft makes emergency landing in Warren County

Saturday Sept. 17 at approximately 10:45 a.m. Front Royal Police reported  a small private aircraft  made an emergency landing on Interstate 66 west.

State Police, Front Royal Police Department, Warren County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia Department of Transportation had portions of the interstate partially blocked until approximately noon.

The only occupant was the pilot who made a safe landing at mile marker 6 in Warren County.

The preliminary investigation revealed the aircraft suffered engine failure.

No one was injured in the incident.

Special equipment was brought in to move the aircraft off the highway.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) continue to investigate the incident.

Video of the incident can be found here.

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