Plane makes hard landing on Hood Canal beach; pilot OK

From the Mason County Sheriff's Office

BELFAIR -- A pilot is unhurt after making a "hard landing" in a small plane Tuesday afternoon on a Hood Canal beach.

The pilot landed his plane near Belfair around 1:30 p.m. The Mason County Sheriff's Office tweeted about the landing.

The pilot suffered minor injuries. He purposely tried to land on the beach after his engine cut out, officials said.

Little other information was immediately available.This story will be updated as more information becomes available.