A single-engine Cessna aircraft flipped over after the pilot landed on the seashore in Santa Monica Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters had been referred to as at 3:17 pm to the 1800 block of Santa Monica Seashore, stated Capt. Patrick Nulty, a spokesman for town’s Hearth Division.
The aircraft landed on the seashore and flipped into the surf, Nulty stated. Two folks had been on board.
Each occupants had been rescued and transported to a hospital, the captain stated. Info on their circumstances was not instantly out there.
The pilot reported engine issues after takeoff from Santa Monica Airport, in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration.
The FAA and Nationwide Transportation Security Board will examine the crash. Extra info was not out there from federal authorities on Thursday.
Video of the touchdown posted on social media reveals the aircraft flying low previous the Santa Monica Pier. The aircraft lands with a splash amid breaking waves, in accordance with the video.
The video reveals the aircraft flip from nostril to tail earlier than coming to relaxation the wrong way up.