Cessna Crashes and Burns at Old Bridge Airport, Pilot Escapes Inferno with Minor Injuries

November 21, 2021

OLD BRIDGE, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Police report that at 4:46 p.m. today Old Bridge Police received a call of a plane on fire at Old Bridge Airport.  Upon arrival it was determined that a Cessna Skyhawk II crashed while attempting to land.  The plane came to rest off the runway where it was engulfed in flames.  The pilot was able to escape with only minor cuts and bruises.  The pilot was taken to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital to be checked out. There were no other occupants of the plane.  Responding was South Old Bridge Fire Co, Old Bridge OEM, Middlesex Co. Haz-Mat Unit. Old Bridge First Aid and Robertsville Fire Co.  NJ ROIC, NJ State Police and the FAA were all notified.

No other information is available at this time.