Plane Lands on CN Tracks in Flint

A single-engine plane made on emergency landing on a Canadian National mainline in Flint, Michigan, on Thursday morning, Trains magazine reported on its website.

The aircraft’s pilot declared an emergency shortly after taking off from Bishop International Airport, which the former Grand Trunk Western route skirts on the airport’s north edge.

The pilot was the sale occupant of the aircraft and was not injured.

The forced landing occurred near Linden and Bristol roads on the CN Flint Subdivision.  The aircraft was a Piper PA-28.

The incident is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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