Two crewmembers died in a fiery plane crash in Carlstadt, New Jersey Monday. Thick black smoke was seen for miles.
The plane crashed into a building at 99 Kero Road, officials said.
According to the FAA, the Learjet 35 crashed on approach to Teterboro airport, it departed Philadelphia. There were no passengers on-board and no one on the ground was injured.
The FAA issued the following statement:
“A Learjet 35 crashed on approach to Runway 1 at Teterboro Airport at 3:30 pm today. The aircraft went down about 1/4 mile from the airport in a residential area. The flight departed from Philadelphia International Airport and was headed to Teterboro. The FAA is enroute to the scene. Local authorities will release information about people on board the aircraft. We will update this statement when we get new information.”
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PLANE INTO BUILDING MUTIPLE BUILDINGS AND CARS ON FIRE pic.twitter.com/DbjHtzgzrE
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