VIDEO: Small plane makes emergency landing on Maryland beach

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (WHTM) – Police in Ocean City say no one was injured when a small plane made an emergency landing on the beach.

The small plane splashed into shallow water near 21st Street around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday.

The pilot was the only person on board and swam to shore. He later said his engine went out as he was approaching a nearby municipal airport so he glided the aircraft into the water, witnesses told WBOC-TV.

Ocean City police said the pilot was evaluated by paramedics and released.

Maryland State Police will investigate the incident.

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