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Engine failure forces plane to make emergency landing on street in Ajax

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‘I’ve never seen anything like this before’: small plane crashes on Ajax streets
Fortunately there were no injuries after a plane was forced to make an emergency landing using Ajax's city streets as it's tarmac. Lexy Benedict reports. – Jan 16, 2024

Durham Regional Police say a small aircraft made an emergency landing on a street in Ajax Monday evening.

Police say they received a call for the crash at Bayly Street East and Audley Road South just after 8 p.m.

The pilot of the aircraft made an emergency landing after the engine failed by gliding the plane onto the roadway, according to police.

Police said no injuries were reported, but a few light poles were damaged, as well as the plane.

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In a post on X, the Town of Ajax said it was aware of the incident, and that all emergency services are on scene.

Police said the area remains closed.

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