On Wednesday, April 10th 2013 the Fairfield NJ Fire Department responded to the Essex County Airport on Passaic Ave for a plane in distress. A small private plane was on flight instruction when the pilot was unable to extend the nose landing gear. The plane circled the runway for a short time to burn fuel and then landed on the runway with only minimal damage to the nose. 2 persons were on board and there were no injuries.
A link to a news article can be found HERE
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