I-22 becomes emergency runway

WALKER COUNTY, AL (WCBI) – A different type of traffic delay for Labor Day travelers on Interstate 22 near Jasper, Alabama.   Alabama state troopers says a private plane had to make an emergency landing on the interstate around 2:20 PM Friday.   The pilot says the plane lost power forcing him to use the westbound lanes of I-22 as a runway.   Once on the ground the pilot was able to restart the plane and taxi to a nearby parking lot.   No one was injured.



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