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Plane crashes into a house in New Jersey and bursts into flames

  • At least two houses are said to be on fire after the Cessna 414 hit a property
  • The FAA said the plane came down in Berkley Avenue in Colonia at 11am 
  • Images from the scene show fire crews battling flames on the residential street
  • It is not known how many people were in the plane or the home at the time of the crash and there is no current information any casualties 
  • ‘It sounded really low, it started to sputter a little bit’, one eyewitness said  

A plane has crashed into a home in New Jersey, according to reports.

At least two houses are said to be on fire after the twin-engine Cessna 414 hit a property.

The FAA said the plane came down in Berkley Avenue in Colonia at 11am on Tuesday.

Images from the scene show emergency crews on the residential street as fire crews battle the flames.

A plane crashed into a home in New Jersey and at least two houses are said to be on fire

A plane crashed into a home in New Jersey and at least two houses are said to be on fire

The FAA said the plane came down in Berkley Avenue in Colonia at 11am on Tuesday

The FAA said the plane came down in Berkley Avenue in Colonia at 11am on Tuesday

Images from the scene show emergency crews on the residential street battling the flames

Images from the scene show emergency crews on the residential street battling the flames

A reporter at the scene told NBC New York: ‘Very heavy flames and very heavy black smoke coming up from the fire.’

It is not known how many people were in the plane or the home at the time of the crash and there is no current information any casualties.

The FAA are said to be heading to the scene. The National Transportation Safety Board will also investigate.

The nearest airport to the scene is in Linden where a visibility of two miles, calm winds, mist and a ceiling of 700 feet was reported at the time of the crash.

One eyewitness said: ‘It sounded really low, it started to sputter a little bit.

‘All of a sudden there was this huge explosion, or just this big bang, louder than any car crash I’ve ever heard.’

It is not known how many people were in the plane or the home at the time of the crash and there is no current information any casualties. The FAA are said to be heading to the scene

It is not known how many people were in the plane or the home at the time of the crash and there is no current information any casualties. The FAA are said to be heading to the scene

One of the homes believed to be on fire following the crash on Tuesday morning

One of the homes believed to be on fire following the crash on Tuesday morning

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