Small plane briefly lands atop truck before crashing onto interstate highway
FABENS, Texas Two people who briefly landed their powerless plane atop an 18-wheeler before crashing onto the highway were able to walk away from the accident unscathed.And the truck driver never heard a thing.
The incident happened Thursday on Interstate Ten east of El Paso, Texas.
Police say the pilot and his wife were returning home when their plane developed engine trouble. Police say the engine died before the plane could reach an airstrip.
They then landed on top of the trailer before flipping over and crashing upside down on the highway.
Police say the only damage to the truck is "a couple of skid marks up top."
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