Plane Crash In Ocean County, FAA Investigating

Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News

BERKELEY – There were some scary moments at the Ocean County Airport Sunday night when a small plane crashed into a fence with two people on board. Police, EMS and fire crews responded to the scene.

According to the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), the plane is a single-engine Cessna 172 and it went down at around 6 p.m. on May 1.

The FAA confirmed that the aircraft had departed from Old Bridge Airport in Englishtown, New Jersey.

Ocean County Scanner News reported that a fire had been extinguished caused by an apparent fuel leak as a result of the crash.

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The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash and the NTSB will be in charge of the investigation and will provide additional updates.

The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department will investigate as well.

According to police, no one was injured.

This is a developing story. We will update details as we receive them. 

Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News