2 killed when plane crashes into neighborhood near New Jersey airport

A Learjet 35, similar to reported aircraft in crash at New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport. (Photo By The Denver Post via Getty Images)

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A Learjet 35, similar to reported aircraft in crash at New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport. (Photo By The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Two people died Monday afternoon when the plane they were flying in crashed into a residential neighborhood less than a mile from New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport, according to multiple reports.

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Police told WPIX that the pilot and co-pilot of a Learjet 35 were killed in the accident. The Federal Aviation Administration said the crash happened in Carlstadt, about 1/4-mile from the airport, around 3:35 p.m.

Video posted to social media showed heavy, dark smoke coming from the scene of the crash. The sounds of small pops and explosions can be heard.

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