The Cessna 172 light aircraft lost power shortly after take off and was forced to land in the middle of traffic in Huntington Beach, just outside Los Angeles, California
This is the dramatic moment a small aeroplane made an emergency landing on a busy road in a Californian city – narrowly missing cars and electricity cables.
A dash-cam video shows how the light aircraft suddenly loomed over cars going to and fro, before screeching to a halt in the centre of the street.
The Cessna 172 had just taken off from the John Wayne airport in southern California when it made the emergency landing in Huntington Beach, just outside Los Angeles.
The owner of the dash-cam had just turned left at some traffic lights when the plane appeared out of nowhere overheard.