BEACH HAVEN, N.J. (AP) — A pilot escaped injury when the ultralight aircraft he was flying crashed in southern New Jersey.

Authorities say the pilot was attempting to take-off when his Seawing amphibian aircraft went down around 3:40 p.m. Saturday in a bay near Beach Haven. The pilot was the only person aboard the plane, and his name was not released.

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Emergency crews were able to pull the craft from a marsh later Saturday. But it wasn’t clear how much damage the aircraft had sustained in the crash.

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The cause of the crash remained under investigation on Sunday by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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