LINCOLN PARK, NJ (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two people escaped injury when their small plane crashed at a northern New Jersey airport.
Witnesses say the plane appeared to bounce off the runway as it came down at Lincoln Park Airport around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.READ MORE: NYPD: Mother Throws 4-Week-Old Daughter, 2-Year-Old Son Out Window Before Jumping Out Herself
It then veered left off the runway and ended up in a tree, where the fuselage broke in two. The back half of the plane then fell into a ditch, while the front half became entangled in the tree branches.
Authorities say the male pilot and his sister, whose names were not released, were the only two people aboard the plane.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Man Punches Woman In Face After Stealing Phone In Central Park
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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