Miraculously no-one was injured

A student pilot's had to make an emergency landing on a busy Los Angeles street.

The woman took the decision after having engine problems.

The light aircraft hovered low over the road in Huntington Beach, and managed to safely avoid other vehicles and power lines during rush hour yesterday afternoon.

It's understood the pilot has less than 20 hours solo flying experience but still managed to execute the dangerous manoeuvre without a scratch on the plane.

Huntington Police confirmed the woman was the sole occupant of the Cessna 172, and that no one was injured.

 Local News organisation KTLA has tweeted dashcam footage of the landing as it happened: