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Private plane emergency lands on snowy Virginia highway

Private plane emergency lands on snowy Virginia highway

A private plane made an emergency landing on a snowy highway in Virginia on Friday 19 January.

Officials say that just before 1:00 pm, Virginia State Police were notified that a private airplane had landed in the DIREX lanes of Loudoun County Parkway.

The aircraft, a Southern Airways Express flight, had departed Dulles International Airport at 12:15 with seven people on board. It is currently unknown if anyone was hurt from the landing.

The cause for the emergency landing has not yet been determined.