Small plane crash-lands on California highway

John Wayne Airport 405 crash
A Cessna 310 crashed on the 405 Freeway in California. Twitter/Wendy Haskell

A small plane crash-landed on the 405 Freeway in Santa Ana, California, Friday morning at 9:35 a.m.  

The crash, involving a twin-engine Cessna 310, temporarily shut down both directions of the 405 Freeway. The incident occurred near John Wayne Airport. According to airport authorities, the northbound lanes of the 405 have been reopened, but southbound lanes remain closed.

NBC News reported that two people were on board the aircraft at the time of the crash and their conditions are unknown. 

Flights departing from John Wayne Airport are unaffected. The airfield was closed to arrival flights for a period of time but has now returned to full operation. 




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