Plane crashes onto highway in Delta

Dec 19 2017, 2:55 pm

A small single engine airplane has crashed onto Highway 91 in Delta.

The crash occurred at approximately 6:20 p.m. on the southbound lanes between 72nd Avenue and 64th Avenue. The cause is not known, but there are no reported injuries.

At this time, all southbound lanes are closed and only one northbound lane is open. Police are advising commuters to use alternate routes – it is not known when the road will reopen.

UPDATE: Engine failure caused the pilot to make an emergency crash landing on the highway. The road was reopened at 9 p.m.