Plane makes emergency landing on Interstate 35 ramp

A small plane made an emergency landing Saturday in Stacy, Minn.
A small plane made an emergency landing Saturday on an Interstate 35 exit ramp in Stacy, Minn.
Photo courtesy of Chisago County Sheriff's Office

Updated: Feb. 3, 5:05 p.m. | Posted: Feb. 2, 1:45 p.m.

A small plane made an emergency landing Saturday on an Interstate 35 exit ramp north of the Twin Cities.

The Chisago County Sheriff's Office reported that no one was injured when the experimental two-seat plane landed on the southbound on-ramp in Stacy; the sheriff's office received the call at 11:19 a.m. The pilot, a 47-year-old Cambridge man, taxied the plane to a nearby Kwik Trip.

The sheriff's office said the pilot reported the plane was overheating, forcing the emergency landing. The plane did not strike any vehicles when it landed on the exit ramp.

After some repairs, deputies briefly closed a stretch of road so the plane could take off. The plane did arrive safely at its destination.

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