Small plane makes emergency landing on the beach

Published on November 14, 2022 at 1:41 pm

A small plane made an emergency landing Monday morning at Anastasia State Park’s beach, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

St. Johns County Fire Rescue confirmed that the pilot was not hurt and that no other injuries were reported.

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The yellow single-engine plane lay upside down in the surf. News4JAX spoke with the pilot, who said he taxied OK on the water and then flipped.

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author image Anne Maxwell is an award-winning investigative reporter who joined News4Jax in August 2021. Anne previously worked at WSPA in Greenville, South Carolina, as a reporter and fill-in anchor.

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