Crime & Public Safety

Small plane crash lands on Hilton Head golf course

No injuries were reported Wednesday after a small airplane made an emergency landing on a Hilton Head Island golf course.

The small single-engine prop airplane crash landed on the 11th fairway of Dolphin Head golf course in Hilton Head Plantation, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release.

The pilot and passenger were coming back to Hilton Head from a trip when they were forced to make the crash landing.

The airplane sustained damage and the Federal Aviation Administration was notified to take over the investigation into the cause of the crash, the release said.

Caitlin Turner: 843-706-8184, @Cait_E_Turner

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