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Search for Pilot Who Illegally Landed Plane on Secured Coast Guard Beach in Cape May Continues

By kcora on
Cape May

Personnel from Training Center Cape May are searching for the pilot of a plane that illegally landed on a secured Coast Guard beach, Sunday.

Officials say multiple agencies responded to the aircraft landing, including the Coast Guard Fire Department, Cape May County Police Department, the Cape May County Sheriff's K-9 Unit, the Coast Guard Police Department and Coast Guard Investigative Services.

Coast Guard watchstanders became aware of the incident at 7:52 p.m., after the plane was seen landing on the beach by closed circuit cameras. The Cape May County Police Department and Coast Guard Police Department responded at approximately 8:10 p.m.

All units are currently still searching for the missing pilot.

The Coast Guard Training Center is currently in a heightened security posture until the incident is resolved.

Photos: Coast Guard