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UPDATE: 2 killed after plane crashes into trees near a Hunterdon County airport, NTSB says

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ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (Hunterdon County) – Two people died in a small plane crash near Sky Manor Airport Sunday afternoon, New Jersey State Police and NTSB said.

The crash was reported at 12:32 p.m. and the cause of the crash is still under investigation, state police said.

National Transportation Safety Board Public Affairs Officer Peter Knudson said, the plane was a Mooney M20J that crashed into trees and then ended up in a background of a residence near the the airport.

There was one other passenger in the plane but their condition wasn’t available, Knudson said.

A NTSB  investigator from Washington. D.C. was responding to the crash site and should be on scene this evening, Knudson said.

The NTSB will release more information on Monday afternoon.

Keep with RNJ for the latest on this developing story.

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By: Jay Edwards

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