Pilot Lands Small Plane Along Highway in Churchill County

Photo from NDOT Pershing County camera
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PERSHING COUNTY, NV - The Nevada Highway Patrol is working with the pilot of a small plane who landed alongside Highway 80/95 in Churchill County Wednesday afternoon.

The pilot landed shortly after 2PM on the shoulder of the highway, southwest of Lovelock, because of engine trouble.

There is no report of serious injury, though the NHP says the plane sustained minor damage.

Highway traffic is not affected.