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Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Assateague Island

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(Photo Credit: The Assateague National Park Service) (Photo Credit: The Assateague National Park Service)

ASSATEAGUE ISLAND, Md.-- The Assateague National Park Service says a biplane plane made an emergency landing Thursday morning after a mechanical issue.

Officials say the landing happened at around 11:30 a.m. when the pilot of an Ocean Aerials Ad plane noticed something wrong. The pilot realized he would not make it to an airport in time, and decided to land the plane on the beach on the north end of the island, the Park Service reported.

Both the pilot and the passenger landed safely; no injuries were reported. The cause of the mechanical failure is still unknown.

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