Pilot crash lands airplane in Delaware

 (Courtesy of the Delaware State Police)

(Courtesy of the Delaware State Police)

A single-engine airplane overshot the runway at Jenkins Airport in Wyoming, Del. on Friday morning. 

Neither the 62-year-old pilot nor his 43-year-old passenger were injured when the small plane crashed shortly after 7 a.m. 

The pilot, a New Jersey resident who was otherwise unidentified by officials, was making a scheduled landing on the grassy runway at Jenkins Airport when it overran the landing strip and continued across Westville Rd. The plane came to a stop on the south side of the road in an empty yard.

State Police are in the early stages of investigating the crash and are working with the Federal Aviation Administration to determine the cause of the crash.

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