Virginia man survives crashing into ocean near Maryland beach

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (WWBT) — A Virginia man survived a plane crash on Tuesday near the Ocean City shoreline.

NBC Washington reports that Trevor Deihl, 23, from Reedville, started having engine trouble and glided the plane into the ocean around 6:15 p.m.

Video from a witness shows the moment the plane crashed.

The plane eventually floated toward the beach near 20th Street, according to NBC Washington. reports that the plane was a 1981 Cessna 172 RG.