Two people died Monday afternoon when the plane they were flying in crashed into a residential neighborhood less than a mile from New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport, according to multiple reports.
Police told WPIX that the pilot and co-pilot of a Learjet 35 were killed in the accident. The Federal Aviation Administration said the crash happened in Carlstadt, about 1/4-mile from the airport, around 3:35 p.m.
Video posted to social media showed heavy, dark smoke coming from the scene of the crash. The sounds of small pops and explosions can be heard.
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