Plane en route to Dutchess County makes emergency landing

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Plane landed on Paramus Golf Course (photo: Paramus Police)

PARAMUS, NJ – A single-engine plane that took off from Lincoln
Park Airport in Morris County, New Jersey, just after 12 noon on Sunday
made an emergency landing at the Paramus Golf Course.
The Mooney M20 aircraft with four people aboard was en route to Hudson
Valley Airport, former called Dutchess County Airport, in the Town of
Wappinger. The pilot had reported engine trouble with power failure prior
to landing on the golf course, Paramus Police reported.

Authorities said one adult was uninjured and two other adults and a child
sustained minor injuries. They were all transported to Hackensack University
Medical Center.

The names of those onboard were not immediately available; however, the
aircraft, manufactured in 1984, is registered to DeLeon Jones of Galveston,
Texas, according to Federal Aviation Administration records.

The FAA is investigating the incident.