Pilot survives ocean crash

Pilot Survives Ocean Crash
Beach-goers watch as small plane makes crash landing in ocean water off Rhode Island's Weekapaug Beach.

(WJAR) A small plane made a crash landing off Westerly, Rhode Island’s Weekapaug Beach Saturday.

State Police identified the pilot as 62-year-old Alexander Piekarski of East Mirches, New York.

Police say he was flying alone when he was forced to make an emergency landing in the water when his plane lost power.

The pilot was able to make it out of the plane with non-life threatening injuries.

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