FATAL AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT IN FRANKLIN TWP

grape_finale_banner_2013-01

**UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 26, 2016**

 

The victims of yesterday’s fatal aircraft accident in Franklin Township have been identified as, Gerald Budge, age 59, of Robbinsville, NJ, and Karen Lowe, age 52, of Telford, PA. The family of the victim’s has been notified. The accident remains under investigation.

 

FATAL AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT IN FRANKLIN TWP

 

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski and State Police Kingwood Station Commander Lt. Roger Malone are announcing that a preliminary investigation is underway into a fatal airplane crash that occurred earlier today in Franklin Township.

 

According to Prosecutor Kearns, “At approximately 12:29 PM today, a 911 call was received by Hunterdon County Communications reporting an aircraft accident at Sky Manor Airport.  State Troopers from State Police Kingwood barracks and members of Quakertown Fire and Rescue responded to the scene. The aircraft crashed approximately one half mile southwest of the runway at Sky Manor Airport. The aircraft was recovered in a residential neighborhood at the intersection of Sky Manor Road and Oak Summit Road. The pilot and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. There was no damage to any residential property reported. The State Police Crime Scene Unit and detectives from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office also responded to process the scene.”

 

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are conducting the crash investigation.  The Hunterdon County and Franklin Township Emergency Management also responded and provided assistance during the recovery efforts.

 

Prosecutor Kearns added, “Our condolences go out to the families of the victims. The names of the victims will be released pending the notification of the next of kin.  I commend the quick response of our first responders and their continued service to our community.”

 

This is an active investigation and further details will be released when available.

grape_finale_banner_2013-01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hunterdon News

www.thehcnews.com   If you would like to receive the headlines when the news for the day is done email hcnews@comcast.net subject line  I WANT THE HUNTERDON HEADLINES

 

 

The Hunterdon County News  www.thehunterdoncountynews.com covers Hunterdon, Hunterdon News, Hunterdon County News, New Jersey Hunterdon County, Hunterdon Schools, Hunterdon Central, North Hunterdon, Hunterdon County Library, Hunterdon County Medical Center, Alexandria Township, Bethlehem Township, Clinton Town, Clinton Township, Tewksbury, Readington,  Union Township, Lebanon Township, Califon, Raritan Township, Lambertville, East Amwell, West Amwell, Frenchtown, Delaware Township, Flemington, High Bridge, Holland Township, Hunterdon News, Hunterdon County News, My Hunterdon, Hunterdon Restaurants, Hunterdon Businesses, Hunterdon Hospitals, Hunterdon Dentists, Hunterdon Lawyer, Hunterdon Courts, The New York Jets, The Somerset Patriots, The Hunterdon County Prosecutor, Hunterdon Real Estate, The Clinton House , The Clinton Fire Department , North Hunterdon High School, Voorhees High School, Hunterdon Central High School,

 

The Hunterdon County News  www.thehunterdoncountynews.com covers Hunterdon, Hunterdon News, Hunterdon County News, New Jersey Hunterdon County, Hunterdon Schools, Hunterdon Central, North Hunterdon, Hunterdon County Library, Hunterdon County Medical Center,

The Hunterdon County News  www.thehunterdoncountynews.com covers Hunterdon, Hunterdon News, Hunterdon County News, New Jersey Hunterdon County, Hunterdon Schools, Hunterdon Central, North Hunterdon, Hunterdon County Library, Hunterdon County Medical Center, Alexandria Township, Bethlehem Township, Clinton Town, Clinton Township, Tewksbury, Readington,  Union Township, Lebanon Township, Califon, Raritan Township, Lambertville, East Amwell, West Amwell, Frenchtown, Delaware Township, Flemington, High Bridge, Holland Township, Hunterdon News, Hunterdon County News, My Hunterdon, Hunterdon Restaurants, Hunterdon Businesses, Hunterdon Hospitals, Hunterdon Dentists, Hunterdon Lawyer, Hunterdon Courts, The New York Jets, The Somerset Patriots, The Hunterdon County Prosecutor, Hunterdon Real Estate, The Clinton House , The Clinton Fire Department , North Hunterdon High School, Voorhees High School, Hunterdon Central High School,

 

The Hunterdon County News  www.thehunterdoncountynews.com covers Hunterdon, Hunterdon News, Hunterdon County News, New Jersey Hunterdon County, Hunterdon Schools, Hunterdon Central, North Hunterdon, Hunterdon County Library, Hunterdon County Medical Center,