Small plane makes emergency landing on I-75 in Collier County

Pilot reports loss of power before plane lands on highway

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A small plane made an emergency landing Monday morning on Interstate 75 in Collier County, just west of the Broward County line.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the pilot of the Grumman American AA5B lost power and made an emergency landing on the stretch of I-75 known as Alligator Alley about 10:30 a.m.

The pilot was the only person on board.

A view from Sky 10 showed the plane in the grass median.

No injuries were reported.

A check of the plane's registration shows that it belongs to Seminole County resident William McKay.

The FAA is investigating.

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