[UPDATE 1:25 p.m.] Plane Lands on Hwy 101 Near Ukiah
A blue and white plane landed on Hwy 101 near Ukiah’s Gobi Street onramp at approximately 11:36 a.m. The plane was undamaged and was able to be moved off Hwy 101. However, the outside southbound lane has been closed to allow emergency personnel to move freely. According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, a male was out of the plane and sitting down about 11:37 a.m.
A portion of the highway fencing had to be removed to allow the plane to exit the freeway.
The Federal Aviation Authority has been contacted and N3583J is the tail number. The Cessna is registered to a Lee Barlow out of Fort Bragg.
UPDATE 1:25 p.m.: CHP Releases Information on Plane Landing on Hwy 101