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Moment plane lands upside down on beach in Florida

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A plan landed upside down on a beach in Florida on 15 November while surveying damage from Hurricane Nicole. The plane's engine failed, leaving the pilot to glide, landing the plane by the water to avoid harming walkers. TikTok creator Joseph Cook was walking down a beach on Anastasia Island with his metal detector when he heard a crash and saw a plane crashing nose first into the beach. Mr Cook said: "I heard it hit the water, I heard nothing at all before it crashed, I looked up and I watched the plane flip on its back end. "That's the crazy part, I had no clue he was coming in, he was trying to land on the beach, but I was in his path." The plane was severely damaged and the engine and rotors were bent. Watch more videos at the Independent TV: https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/editors-picks Click here to subscribe to The Independent: https://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Independent About The Independent: Making Change Happen. The Independent is the world’s most free-thinking newsbrand, providing global news, commentary and analysis for the independently-minded. Connect with The Independent: Check out our full video catalog: https://www.youtube.com/c/theindependent/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://www.theindy.com Click here to get the best of The Independent daily: https://www.independent.co.uk/newsletters Like The Independent on Facebook: https://www.fb.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow The Independent on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow The Independent on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent Download the iOS & Android app: https://www.independent.co.uk/subscribe/app Help to support truly independent journalism. Every dollar you contribute will directly fund additional special reports and investigations from a free-thinking, award-winning newsroom you can trust - https://www.independent.co.uk/donations Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content & live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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