OAK ISLAND, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A small plane made an emergency landing on Long Beach Road on Oak Island, North Carolina.
It happened just before 8 a.m. Sunday morning in front of Beach Road Baptist Church.
#breaking plane just crashed in front of a church in Oak Island NC. Small plane. No word on the pilot, saw emergency crews with stretcher. Just happened within the past 20 minutes pic.twitter.com/NkyF9rewjG— Mark Grzybowski (@GrzyQCNews) October 15, 2023
The pilot self-extricated from the plane and was transported to a local hospital, Southport Fire Department officials said. The pilot is not believed to have suffered serious injuries.
Southport and Oak Island emergency crews responded to the scene. A large part of the plane is still intact; however, there is some debris on the road.
Queen City News is working to find out if anyone was injured during the incident.