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Plane lands on roadway near Georgetown

Delaware State Police Troopers responded to an incident May 18, when a plane landed on a roadway near Georgetown. SOURCE DELAWARE STATE POLICE
May 18, 2014

Delaware State Police Troopers responded to an incident where a plane landed on a roadway near Georgetown.

At approximately 10 a.m. May 18 troopers responded to Park Avenue after a plane that attempted to land at the Sussex County Airport landed in the roadway. The pilot was the sole occupant of the plane and was not injured.

Several utility poles were damaged during the landing, and DelDOT has closed Park Avenue between Wood Branch Road and South Bedford Street.

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating this incident.