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Single-Engine Plane Crashes In Ocean County, New Jersey

EAGLESWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Officials say a small plane crashed into a wooded area near an airport in Ocean County, New Jersey Tuesday evening.

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The single-engine Stinson 108-2 aircraft slammed into the ground around 8:30 p.m. approximately one mile northeast of Eagle Nest Airport in Eagleswood, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The pilot of the plane suffered minor injuries and is expected to be all right, according to New Jersey State Police.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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  1. It wasn’t a wooded area…it was a small area of landscaping in my front yard. It crashed in a residential neighborhood 100 feet from my house and 50 feet from my neighbors’ house. It barely missed my house as it crashed through the trees from my back yard to my front yard. All the toxic lead fuel leaked from the plane into my lawn.

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