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Dashcam footage captures incredible moment plane narrowly misses cars on busy road

The plane narrowly missed cars on a road in Toronto. Credit: Bill Chan / Twitter

A driver in Toronto had an incredibly near-miss after a plane narrowly avoided cars before crashing metres from a busy road.

Footage has emerged of the single-engine aircraft closely dodging vehicles near Buttonville Airport in the Canadian state of Ontario on Tuesday afternoon.

The footage was filmed by tow truck driver Bill Chan.

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He told CBC Canada: "I was driving on the highway, I was picking up speed, and then the plane just came right in front of me."

He said he and his colleagues went out to buy $300 worth of lottery tickets after the near-collision.

The plane narrowly missed cars on the route in Toronto. Credit: Bill Chan / Twitter

Canada's Transport Safety Board confirmed on Twitter it is investigating the incident.

It said the plane came into trouble after it "received significant damage during a runway excursion".

Two people were reportedly left with minor injuries following the crash.

The plane came to a halt in a field next to the road. Credit: TSB Canada / Twitter