1-15-07 - Wayne Plane Crash - 115 Nellis Dr Shortly before 8pm on Monday January 15th, the Wayne NJ Fire Department responded to 115 Nellis Dr on a reported plane crash. On arrival companies found a single engine plane in the driveway of the home. The single wing Beechcraft BE-36 was on course for the Essex County Airport after leaving Charlotte North Carolina earlier in the evening. Currently investigators state that the plane was on course, no distress was given, and the plane was in tact upon crash. The plane landed approximately 25 feet from 115 Nellis Dr however no one was home at the time of the crash. First due companies quickly knocked the fire down with primary foam lines and the fuel spill was quickly contained. Assistance from several law enforcement agencies responded however the incident was quickly placed under control. The only victim was the pilot who died on impact.
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