Plane lands safely on Pellissippi Parkway, no injuries reported

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A small plane landed safely on Pellissippi Parkway Sunday night, according to Blount County Dispatch.

Dispatch says the plane landed near exit 11A on the parkway around 7:41 p.m. 

The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authorities Dept of Public Safety received an Alert 2 notification from the FAA indicating that an aircraft was experiencing issues. 

The plane made an emergency landing on Pellissippi Parkway between Cusick Road and Old Knoxville Highway.

Blount County Sheriff’s Office, Alcoa Police Department and Alcoa Fire Department were all on the scene. 

No injuries were reported and the pilot was heading from Avon, Indiana to Elberton, Georgia.

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