Pilot, Passenger Escape Plane Fire After Landing at NJ Airport - NBC New York

Pilot, Passenger Escape Plane Fire After Landing at NJ Airport

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    Pilot, Passenger Escape Plane Fire After Landing at NJ Airport
    Valeria Gonzalez

    What to Know

    • A pilot and a passenger escaped uninjured when their plane caught fire after landing in a New Jersey airport

    • The plane landed at Sussex Airport in Wantage and was rapidly extinguished

    A pilot and a passenger escaped uninjured when their plane caught fire after landing at a small New Jersey airport.

    The two were aboard a single-engine Cessna 210 airplane that landed around 2:45 a.m. Sunday.

    The fire broke out shortly after the plane landed at Sussex Airport in Wantage and was rapidly extinguished. The incident will not be classified as a crash, authorities say.

    It is unclear where the plane departed. The pilot and the passanger have not been identified at this time.

    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the matter.

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