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Plane from BC to Edmonton makes emergency landing

Last Updated Aug 1, 2020 at 10:03 am MDT

Plane flying to Edmonton from BC had to make an emergency landing in Hinton. (CREDIT: RCMP Alberta)

HINTON (660 NEWS) – A plane flying to Edmonton that departed from BC had to make an emergency landing in Hinton Friday afternoon.

At around 3:42 p.m. police got reports that a plane made an emergency landing and was blocking traffic on Robb Road.

The road is 11 km south of Hinton.

Police said the plane had mechanical issues, forcing the pilot to make the landing.

However, the plane did clip a fifth wheel.

No injuries were reported, and the plane was later towed off the road.