NEW JERSEY (PIX11) – A single-engine plane crashed in a wooded area of Bayville, N.J. late Saturday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
Officials said the crash happened near the Ocean County Airport around 10:15 p.m. The pilot was the only person on board at the time, according to authorities.
Officials have not confirmed the condition of the pilot.
The plane took off from Monmouth Executive Airport in Farmingdale, N.J., according to the NTSB.
A wildfire also broke out in the area around 11:45 p.m. Sunday, fire agencies said. It’s unclear if both incidents are related.