The Federal Aviation Administration is on its way to the scene of a small plane crash that killed 4 and left one person missing at approximately 4 p.m. The names of the victims have not been released. It has been determined that the aircraft was small but the exact type has not been released.
The plane went down near a Monmouth Executive Airport in central New Jersey, approximately 35 miles south of Trenton in Wall Township. Diane McNally witnessed the crash and watched in horror as the the tail of the plane snapped and took the plane down. The plane landed along the runway in a snow covered field. McNally reported to Asbury Park Press of Neptune ""It hit face-first. It just went right in (to the field) nose first."
The cause of the crash has not been determined. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Jim Peters said that "a very large debris field" was found at the airport. The FAA does not expect foul weather or precipation to be a factor in the crash.
Check back with us as more details regarding this tragedy emerge.