BRISTOL, Va. – UPDATE
No one was injured after a plane had to make an emergency landing on Interstate 81 in Washington County, according to Virginia State Police.
Authorities say a faulty gas gauge caused the plane ran out of fuel before it could reach its final destination, the Virginia Highlands Airport in Abingdon.
The plane landed near Exit 7 on I-81 around 6 p.m. Friday. The pilot was not injured and no cars were hit or damaged during the emergency landing.
Police say the plane was towed away around 8 p.m.
A small plane has landed on Interstate 81 in Virginia.
The plane landed near Exit 7 in Virginia, according to WCYB.
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