CHISAGO COUNTY, Minn. (KMSP) - A small plane crashed on southbound 35 near Wyoming, Minnesota, according to State Patrol officials.
Emergency crews responded to the crash at about 10:06 p.m. on Friday at I-35 and Viking Blvd.
According to State Patrol, the plane’s pilot was low on fuel and unable to find the Cambridge Municipal Airport. With no other choice, he decided to land on the freeway.
State Patrol is investigating the emergency landing. The pilot received minor injuries.
Both northbound and southbound between Wyoming and Stacy were closed for a couple hours during the evening. The lanes are now both open,
FAA is involved in the investigation.
Plane crash in the middle of Interstate 35 near Wyoming. Lots of emergency vehicles. pic.twitter.com/oeUPwqBt9R— Brandan Borgos (@JutSao) July 2, 2016
Plane crash is in the Wyoming area on I35. https://t.co/WoW3eOefie— Chisago Co Sheriff (@ChisagoCountySO) July 2, 2016