Aircraft performs successful emergency landing on I-22 near Jasper

JASPER - At approximately 2:20 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency communications at the Quad Cities post was notified of an aircraft landing on Interstate 22 near Jasper in Walker County. 

The pilot of the single engine plane successfully performed an emergency landing in the westbound lanes near mile marker 58 after the aircraft lost power.  The pilot was the only occupant of the aircraft.  There were no injuries or property damage reported.  The pilot was able to restart the aircraft and taxi under escort off the interstate to a nearby parking lot for further inspection.  No further information is available from ALEA.