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Ultralight Pilot Makes Emergency Landing Near US 27

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The pilot of an ultralight plane was forced to make an emergency landing on an access road adjacent to US 27 in Weston. (CBS4)

The pilot of an ultralight plane was forced to make an emergency landing on an access road adjacent to US 27 in Weston. (CBS4)

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WESTON (CBSMiami) – A wild ride for the pilot of an ultralight aircraft after a problem forced him to make an emergency just yards away from busy U.S. 27 in Weston.

The pilot, who was the only one onboard the plane, said he developed a mechanical issue which forced him to make an emergency landing.

He was able to bring the plane down safely on a road next to U.S. 27 just south of I-75.

The pilot was not injured in the landing.

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