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1 injured after single-engine plane crashes in Somerset County

MANVILLE BOROUGH, NJ (Somerset County) – One person was hurt when a single-engine plane went down in Manville Borough Monday morning.

The Manville Fire Company said it happened at 12:53 p.m. on Main Street.

The Mooney M20M had attempted a landing and crashed, subsequently striking a tree and sliding into another tree near a residence, authorities said.

The crash happened just north of Central Jersey Regional Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

The plane had one occupant who suffered minor injuries and was assessed by Robert Wood Johnson EMS, authorities said.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the crash.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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