Helicopter Crashes In South Brunswick; Traffic Alert: Route 27 Closed

August 31, 2023

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–South Brunswick Police confirm that a helicopter has crashed on the border of Princeton, Franklin and South Brunswick. Police are asking for people to avoid the area. Traffic backup on Route 27 near the north end of Carnegie Lake and the Millstone River.

No additional details are available at this time.

A witness has told MidJersey.news that the helicopter is submerged in water. It is unknown if there are any survivors. Google Maps is reporting Route 27 Closed until 6 p.m. A press conference is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.

FAA: Only the pilot was on board


Firefighters are checking the water where the helicopter went down. No injuries on the ground.

South Brunswick PD Photo

Image from Flightradar24