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Small plane forced to make emergency landing in field in Blairstown Township

BLAIRSTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A single-engine Cessna 150 was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon in a field in Blairstown Township.

The pilot, who was the only one on board, was forced to land the plane at 2:30 p.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Arlene Salac.

“The pilot reported an engine problem,” Salac said.

No injuries were reported.

The aircraft is registered to Francis X. Lynch from Dumont, NJ, according to FAA records.

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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