News

Plane lands on Coast Guard beach, pilot missing

Posted: Updated:
CAPE MAY -

Authorities are searching for the pilot of a single-engine plane that illegally landed on a Coast Guard beach in Cape May.

The Coast Guard Training Center increased security after the craft landed on its beach Sunday just before 8 p.m.

According to the Coast Guard, officers became aware of the incident when the plane was spotted on closed-circuit cameras.

There was no sign of the pilot.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."