The five people aboard Lion's Pride, the Channel Islands Air Search aircraft that crash landed in Jersey this evening, visited a nearby pub with police after their landing.
The manager of The Priory Inn John Dowling said "everyone was all right".
"Of course they were shaken up," he said.
"You would be too if you'd just crash landed a plane, wouldn't you?"
More top news
Demonstrators have blockaded the entrance tunnel to Heathrow Airport in apparent protest at plans to build a third runway.
A man was left red-faced after neighbours reported shouting and a woman screaming - which turned out to be his efforts to kill a spider.
A man who shot and killed his wife before posting a photo of her body - and a confession - to Facebook has been found guilty of murder.