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Small plane made an emergency beach landing at Jekyll Island

A maintenance crew helped the biplane refuel on Glory Beach Friday

Photo by Chris Redd
Photo by Chris Redd

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. – A small plane made an emergency landing on the beach at Jekyll Island in Georgia Friday.

Officials at Jekyll Island say the pilot ran out of fuel when it touched down at Glory Beach. A maintenance crew from St. Simon's Island airport brought fuel to the pilot so the plane could take back off.

No injuries were reported and neither the landing nor take-off impacted any sea turtle nests.

Photo by Chris Redd
Photo by Chris Redd