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A Maryland plane made an emergency landing in New York due to an engine problem

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Posted at 4:24 PM, Nov 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-04 16:39:00-05

NEW YORK — A Stevensville aircraft had to make an emergency landing in New York Monday afternoon.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the landing happened at around 2:20 p.m. on the beach in Point Lookout, which is nine miles east-southeast of John F. Kennedy International Airport. The aircraft, which was a Cessna 150, reportedly experienced an engine related problem.

The FAA released the following statement:

A Cessna 150 made an emergency landing on the beach in Point Lookout, nine miles east- southeast of John F. Kennedy International Airport about 2:20 p.m. today. The aircraft reportedly experienced an engine-related problem. There were two people aboard. The aircraft departed Stevensville, Md. For Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, N.Y. The FAA will investigate. The aircraft registration is N5390Q.