Coast Guard rescues pilot following emergency landing in the Bahamas

THE BAHAMAS (WSVN) – A U.S. Coast Guard crew has rescued a pilot after he was forced to perform an emergency landing in the Bahamas.

Photos from the scene show the plane in a wooded area connected to a parachute, Saturday.

A helicopter crew hoisted the pilot from the aircraft and transferred him to Providenciales International Airport in the Turks and Caicos with no reported injuries.

There were no other passengers on the plane, officials said.

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