Small plane makes emergency landing on highway in South Africa

07:55, June 28, 2010      

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A small plane with World Cup fans aboard made an emergency landing Sunday on a highway leading to the city of Bloemfontein, where Germany will take on England in the knock-out match, media reports said.

No casualties were caused, according to the reports.

The report quoted police officials as saying that six people were aboard the plane, which landed on the N1 highway after malfunctions were detected during its flight from the city of Benoni to Bloemfontein.

The South African Press Association (SAPA) reported that the aircraft made the emergency at 11:30 a.m. local time (0930 GMT).

Shocked motorists had to make way for the aircraft to land but no one was injured, SAPA said.

Traffic on the highway returned to normal after the plane was removed.

Source: Xinhua

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