SURF CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A pilot survived after crashing a single-engine Cessna plane into the ocean Saturday.
It happened near Ocean Avenue in Surf City, New Jersey, around 3:30 p.m.READ MORE: New York State Hospital Workers Must Get Vaccinated, No Testing Option, Cuomo Says; State Reviewing New CDC Mask Guidance
Beach-goers gathered as the pilot was rescued and brought to shore.READ MORE: Town Of Hempstead Beaches Suspend Swimming After More Shark Sightings Off Long Island
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The FAA will now investigate what went wrong.