FAIRFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A small plane managed to land without its front landing gear at the Essex County Airport Wednesday.
The Fairfield Police Department got a 911 call about the emergency landing at around 12:21 p.m. Emergency personnel from the Fairfield Fire Department, Atlantic Ambulance and Paramedics, and the Essex County’s Sheriff’s Department all responded to the airport.READ MORE: Residents, Elected Officials Fume After George Floyd Statues Vandalized In Brooklyn And Newark
The plane was being flown by Frederick Hartman, Jr. of Century Air, who was teaching Alberto Corvo to become a flight instructor, according to Fairfield police.READ MORE: East Flatbush Hit-And-Run Victim In Critical Condition; Neighbor Says Cars Speed Through Intersection 'All The Time'
It’s not clear why the Cessna’s front landing gear wouldn’t come down.
The plane landed – nose down – at 12:49 p.m. No one was injured.MORE NEWS: Gov. Cuomo Signs Gender Recognition Act, Expanding Protections For Transgender And Non-Binary New Yorkers
The airport has resumed normal operations.