Small plane lands on toll highway north of Toronto: police

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MARKHAM, ONTARIO, CANADA — York regional police say a small plane has landed on a toll highway north of Toronto.

Const. Maniva Armstrong says provincial police called shortly before 11 a.m. and let the force know the plane was on Highway 407 in Markham, Ont.

She says the plane took off from the Buttonville Airport, just a few kilometres away from where it landed.

Armstrong says the plane appears to have suffered mechanical issues, but was able to land safely.

She says there are no reported injuries.

She didn't say how many vehicles were on the highway at the time.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 27, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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