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Small Plane Lands on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago: Cops

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A small plane carrying a pilot and one passenger landed on Lake Shore Drive Friday afternoon in Chicago, police confirmed.

The plane landed near 38th Street and Lake Shore Dirve shortly after 3 p.m.

Traffic was getting by on Southbound Lake Shore Drive in one lane.

Scene Where Small Plane Landed on Lake Shore DriveScene Where Small Plane Landed on Lake Shore Drive

The plane was identified by the Federal Aviation Administration as a Ercoupe 415-D aircraft. It’s a fixed wing, single-engine aircraft.

The point of departure and intended destination are not yet determined, the FAA said, though radio traffic heard by NBC 5 suggests the plane was being directed to Midway Airport during a mayday call for partial engine failure.

Officials Give Update on Plane That Landed on Lake Shore DriveOfficials Give Update on Plane That Landed on Lake Shore Drive

No injuries were reported, according to police.

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