OCEAN CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A plane pulling a banner made an emergency landing on the Route 52 Causeway Monday afternoon.
The plane, a single engine Piper J3C-65 Cub, started experiencing engine trouble around 12:37 p.m., according to the FAA.READ MORE: Search For Answers After 91-Year-Old Nicholas Rappas Found Dead After Being Tied Up, Beaten, Possibly Suffocated In His Pelham Manor Garage
Officials say the pilot, 18-year-old Landon Lucas, declared an emergency and was trying to reach the Ocean City Municipal Airport. He ditched the banner over the ocean and managed to land on the Causeway after spotting a gap in traffic.READ MORE: Cuomo Faces Mounting Calls To Resign Or Face Impeachment Trial After Bombshell AG Report
Lucas successfully landed the plane with no injuries to himself or motorists. He was the only person on the plane.
Authorities are towing the plane away.MORE NEWS: 8-Year-Old Bronx Girl Dies After Decorative Railing Collapses On Her
The FAA and the National Safety Transportation Board will investigate the incident.