By Mike Busch

A a small plane based out of Republic Airport in Farmingdale crash landed and flipped onto the beach at Robert Moses Field 2 this morning about 9:30 a.m.

According to the FAA Registry, the aircraft is a single engine Cessna manufactured in the year 2000.  Early indications are mechanical failure led the pilot to land on the beach and end up on it’s roof.

Miraculously, the pilot and two 16 year old passengers walked away with only bumps and bruises.  The teens were admitted to the Good Samaritan Hospital as a precaution but released at 10:30 a.m.   Michael Patrick was in the area and sent us the images below.