2 killed in Teterboro Airport crash

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A pilot and co-pilot died in a Learjet crash Monday afternoon near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, Carlstadt Police said.

The Learjet 35 crashed around 3:30 p.m. in a residential area about a half-mile from the airport in Teterboro as it approached a runway, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

No one else was on the plane, Carlstadt Police said. There were no injuries on the ground, police said.

The flight departed from Philadelphia International Airport and the FAA is on the way to the scene, according to the agency.

Video from the crash showed smoke billowing in the air.

The airport is 12 miles from midtown Manhattan. It handles general aviation and charter flights, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

The flight departed from Philadelphia International Airport and the FAA is on the way to the scene.

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Teterboro Airport

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