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Plane makes emergency landing on Highway 50 near 115

Troopers assess the scene where a small plane made an emergency landing.
Troopers assess the scene where a small plane made an emergency landing.(Colorado State Patrol)
Published: Jan. 31, 2021 at 11:39 AM MST
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FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - It’s not the typical traffic on the highway on a Sunday morning -- a small plane made an emergency landing on Highway 50 in Penrose.

According to Colorado State Patrol, the pilot began experiencing engine failure about 12 miles from the Fremont County Airport and made a decision to land in the median on the highway. The pilot landed safely and was uninjured.

The plane was towed by a pickup truck shortly after troopers reached the scene.

The FAA is now investigating the incident.

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