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Cops: Small plane makes emergency landing on beach on Fire Island

A small plane made an emergency landing on

A small plane made an emergency landing on a beach near Kismet on Fire Island on Friday. Credit: Ian Levine

A single-engine Cessna airplane with three people on board made an emergency landing Friday on a beach just west of Kismet on Fire Island after reporting a fuel issue, Suffolk County police and federal aviation officials said.

The plane landed at 3 p.m., police said adding that one passenger was taken to a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening. It was not immediately known where the plane was coming from or heading toward.

According to Federal Aviation Administration records, the plane is a Cessna 182 and is registered to 2 BA PILOT NYC CORP, which is a flight school at Republic Airport in East Farmingdale. No one at the flight school wanted to comment.

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