Plane Crashes On Approach To Runway In New Jersey

A plane has crashed into a building near Teterboro Airport in Bergen County, New Jersey, NBC and ABC report.

According to ABC?s report, the plane crashed in an industrial area in Carlstadt, New Jersey. Multiple buildings are reportedly on fire. 

A spokesman for the airport confirmed that the facility is closed, but would not provide further detail. 

According to an FAA statement to ABC News, the plane is a Learjet 35 that was en route from Philadelphia International Airport to Teeterboro Airport and crashed on approach to the runway about a quarter-mile from the airport.

The agency is on its way to the crash scene, the statement added.

Multiple people near the scene shared photos of the crash on Twitter and Instagram: 

Lydia O?Connor contributed reporting.

This is a developing story; please check back for updates.

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June 16, 2017

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