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Small Plane Crashes After Landing at Del. Airport

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Delaware State Police provided this photo of Friday morning's plane crash scene. Delaware State Police provided this photo of Friday morning's plane crash scene.

WYOMING, Del.- Delaware State Police say there were no injuries reported after a single engine Piper plane crashed after landing at Jenkins Airport west of Wyoming in Kent County on Friday morning.

Troopers said the incident occurred at approximately 7:08 a.m. as a 62-year-old male pilot from New Jersey was making a planned landing at the airport located at 9935 Westville Road. Police said the aircraft, which is a 1980 Piper fixed wing plane, landed on the grassy runway and then continued across Westville Road coming to a stop on the south side of the roadway in an empty yard.

The investigation into this incident is in its early stages and detectives are working with the Federal Aviation Administration to determine the cause of the crash.

The 62-year-old pilot and a 43-year-old male passenger from New Jersey were uninjured, according to police.

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