A pilot is safe after a small plane crashed into Dyes Inlet near Silverdale on Tuesday afternoon. He suffered a minor injury to his face in the crash.
Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue said the pilot was the only person on board and safely rescued to a nearby boat.
Emergency crews responded to reports of a plane crash after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Four civilian boats in the area arrived first to the crash scene and helped the pilot to safety.
A woman was tubing with her family when she recorded the small plane coming in for a landing. When the plane crash-landed and flipped upside down, her family rushed over to help the pilot to safety.
A police boat towed the plane, which flipped upside down in the crash, to a nearby dock on Dyes Inlet.