BOWIE, MD. – (WIAT & CBS) We are following breaking news of a small plane crashing on a major interstate and hitting a car in Bowie, Maryland.
According to Maryland Officials it happened on Route 50 near Freeway Airport in Bowie around 11:20 a.m.
Two people are injured according to authorities.
Investigators say the plane’s operator was trying to land and misjudged the landing.
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Officials say four people were involved in the crash. Two people who were in the car were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
According to Prince George’s County officials, two passengers from the plane refused transportation.
Officials say the airplane involved in the crash is a Mooney 201 a four-seat, single-engine airplane known for its speed.
Investigators say it is not clear if this was a mechanical issue, but pilots are trained to fly straight ahead if they have an engine failure on takeoff.
NTSB will take over the investigation.