Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Beach in Carlsbad, California

A small plane made an emergency landing on South Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad, California, on Thursday morning, January 19, according to local officials.

Footage from the scene shows a single-propeller plane on the shoreline being pushed by incoming waves.

Three people on board were assessed by paramedics at the scene but not taken to a hospital, the City of Carlsbad said on Twitter. According to local media, fire officials said the plane was used to train new pilots and that none of the occupants were injured.

Authorities were working to clear the wreckage from the beach, officials said. Credit: Joel Tarquin via Storyful

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