By CBS3 Staff

SURF CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Investigators are trying to determine how a banner plane crashed in the waves off of Surf City in Long Beach Island. The plane went down just before 3:30 p.m. Saturday at 13th Street Beach.

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The lifeguards on duty were able to rescue the pilot.

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Police say he was treated for only minor injuries.

No word on what company the pilot worked for.