A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing on Thursday morning and chose Quebec City’s Highway 40 as his make-shift runway.
A spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec confirmed with Daily Hive that a “mechanical issue” forced the pilot to make the emergency landing.
At just before 10:30 am, the pilot of the Piper PA-28 Cherokee aircraft called a Quebec City fire department asking for permission to land, southwest of Jean-Lesage International Airport.
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The SQ confirmed that nobody was reported injured, but didn’t provide any additional details on the landing.
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