(4/4/19) No one was hurt after a small plane landed along Interstate 10 near Baton Rouge Wednesday morning.
Louisiana State Police say the landing happened around 10 a.m. along I-10 east near the East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes line. WBRZ-TV reports that the plane rolled into a ditch near a wooded area off of the roadway.
Troopers say only one person was onboard the fixed wing single-engine plane at the time of the crash. Only minor injuries were reported.
According to Airnav.com, the plane took off from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Aiport around 9:45 a.m. and crash landed about 8 minutes later.
Crews closed the left lanes on I-10 East as first responders arrived at the scene.
Troopers and emergency personnel are currently on the scene of an incident involving a private airplane on I-10 near the EBR/Ascension Parish line. The plane crash landed on I-10 with 1 person on board. Minor injuries only. Updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/kFcI3Gnc1e— LA State Police (@LAStatePolice) April 3, 2019