05/30/08 67 W, 1 I - + 14 - 11 Plane Crash on I-85

Speaking of uncommon sights, imagine the surprised drivers on Interstate 85 in Durham County this evening. This 1947 Piper crashed on the shoulder about 7 p.m. near Red Mill Road. One injury, airlifted to UNC. The aircraft was reportedly attempting a landing at the nearby Lake Ridge Aero Park, when it clipped a tree and crashed. WRAL has the story, and this and other photos:

N&O has more details, victim is a sheriff’s deputy, extrication took about 45 minutes. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/story/1..
Legeros - 05/30/08 - 23:12

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