A small plane crashed near the Freeway Airport in Mitchellville, Maryland Thursday -- narrowly missing busy Route 50.
No one was injured, Maryland State Police said.
The small Cessna 172 crashed into a fence close to eastbound Route 50, slowing traffic on the highway.
The plane was being flown by a student pilot, state police said.
Prince George's County Fire also responded to the scene. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transpiration Safety Board were contacted and will be conducting a follow-up investigation.