Plane lands on Tybee Island

TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) – A plane has landed on the beach on the northside of Tybee Island, near Captains View Road.

Tybee Island Police say a mother and son flew a single engine plane from Arkansas to Atlanta before flying over Tybee Island. They say they wanted to see the sites, so they landed the plane on the island’s northern beach and went for a walk.

Police crews found the plane and the pilot shortly thereafter. The pilot was arrested. He was charged with reckless conduct and operating a motorized craft on the beach. The mother was not arrested.

(Via WTOC)