The couple escaped without injuries after their light aircraft made an emergency landing on the beach in Jeffreys Bay on Wednesday.
The National Institute for Marine Rescue (NSRI) said the Plettenberg Bay pilot and his wife are safe on the beach.
"The pilot landed on the beach in an emergency landing during a flight from Port Elizabeth to George after a suspected engine failure," said Paul van Jaarsveld of the NSRI.
Van Jaarsveld added that the crew had entered the police, Kouga fire and rescue services, and the Eastern Cape State emergency relief staff, which was already activated by the Air Assistance Coordinator.
Van Jaarsveld said the incident was being investigated by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Airplanes reported to land on the beach in an emergency landing. (Delivered)
In June, two people were killed when a light aircraft collapsed in the Midrand district of Johannesburg.
The victims were a pilot and a gardener.
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