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Small plane makes emergency landing on California beach

January 5, 2022 GMT

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A small plane made a successful emergency landing on a Southern California beach, authorities said.

The Cessna 152 set down on the sand at Seal Beach early Tuesday afternoon after experiencing engine trouble, a police statement said.

A beachgoer recorded the landing on video.

The plane’s two occupants were not injured and there was no harm to anyone on the ground.

The aircraft was towed from the beach.