Jet crashes at New Jersey airport

Police officers take pictures near the site of a deadly small plane crash near Teterboro Airport in Carlstadt, N.J., just west of New York City, Monday, May 15, 2017. Police said a Learjet 35 crashed into a building near the airport sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

CARLSTADT, N.J. (AP) – A jet crashed at a small airport outside of New York City Monday afternoon, killing two crew members.

No passengers were aboard the Learjet 35 when it went down around 3:30 p.m. near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey.

A Carlstadt town spokesman said that the plane crashed into a building in an industrial area. No one on the ground was injured.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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