EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Police are trying to determine why a small plane landed in a marshy area along the San Francisco Bay near East Palo Alto Friday afternoon.

The plane, which came down at about 2:45 p.m., is sitting upright on a spit of land in a marshy area south of the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve, according to East Palo Alto police Sgt. Angel Sanchez.

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A California Highway Patrol helicopter has landed next to the plan, which Sanchez said appears to hold two people who seem to have escaped injury.

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Emergency vehicles are attempting to reach the plane, but the wild nature of the coastline in that area is hindering efforts.

 

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