Small Plane Lands on Interstate 75 at Gibsonton Rd.

A single-engine aircraft made an emergency landing Thursday morning in the median on Interstate 75 near Gibsonton Drive, according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue.

The pilot and two passengers were not injured, officials said, but about 60 gallons of fuel may have been spilled on the ground.

Traffic was backed up in both directions on I-75, reports.

The aircraft did not crash but sustained damage on landing sometime around 9:30 a.m., according to a media release.

Hillsborough County Fire┬áRescue’s hazardous materials team is on the scene along with law enforcement. No road closures were immediately reported.

Stay tuned to Patch for updates on this story.

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