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.

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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.

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Authorities say the male pilot and his sister, whose names were not released, were the only two people aboard the plane.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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