Pilot killed in North Jersey small aircraft crash
GREEN TOWNSHIP — One person has died in the crash of a second small plane in New Jersey in the second aircraft crash in New Jersey this weekend. .
An NW-Freedom amateur-built aircraft crashed at the end of the runway at Trinca Airport in Green Township at about 10:25 on Sunday morning, according to the FAA.
New Jersey State Police confirmed the pilot died in the crash and was the only person on board the aircraft.
Trinca Airport is owned by Green Township and has two nearly 600-foot runways.
A Piper PA-28 with three people on board crashed on approach to Sky Manor Airport in Franklin (Hunterdon County) on Saturday night and caught fire. All three were hospitalized via medical helicopter.
The FAA is investigating the crash and the NTSB will determine probable cause.
Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com.
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