LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Ocean County Sheriff’s office said reports of a small aircraft crashing into the water off Long Beach Island on Thursday were unfounded.
Sources told CBS2 no plane, debris or people were ever found or confirmed and the search was called off.READ MORE: Tagged Bear With Large Social Media Following Euthanized After Getting Hit By Vehicle In Easton, Connecticut
The sheriff’s office received a report around 11:30 a.m. about an aircraft, believed to be a glider, down roughly a mile off shore near 26th Street.READ MORE: Pandemic-Delayed Public Art Display Finally Blooms Along Broadway
The U.S Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police conducted a search of the area.MORE NEWS: New York City Public Schools Parents At Odds As Group Demands In-Person Learning Only
Authorities said they could not find signs of anything that had gone down into the water.