Small plane lands on the 405 in Long Beach

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Interstate 405

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LONG BEACH (CNS) – No injuries were reported when a small aircraft landed on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Long Beach, near the Long Beach Airport.

The California Highway Patrol issued a SIGAlert at 1:10 p.m., closing the on-ramp and off-ramp to the northbound freeway at Cherry Avenue as well as the collector road until further notice due to the non-injury incident.

CHP Officer Monica Posada said the CHP was notified of the landing at 1:02 p.m.

KNX reported that the small aircraft was a banner-tow plane. An FAA official could not be reached for immediate comment.

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