2 escape plane crash at Bay Head beach

The crash happened at around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The crash happened at around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. (12/24/12)

BAY HEAD - Two people managed to escape injury after a small plane crash on a beach in the Ocean County community of Bay Head.

According to police, the Cessna-style plane had engine trouble and glided down to land on the beach. The plane then hit debris under the sand and flipped over.

The pilot and passenger escaped the aircraft unharmed. No one on the ground was injured.

The FAA and local authorities are investigating the crash.

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