Video Shows Plane Making Emergency Landing on NJ Highway

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Police have released a video of a small plane carrying students from a skydiving school making an emergency landing on a southern New Jersey highway.

No one aboard the single-engine plane or on the ground was injured when the plane touched down Sunday morning on Route 72 in Stafford Township.

The video shows the plane coasting over traffic before the pilot put it down in the grass median.

Authorities said the plane apparently lost power shortly after taking off. But it's not yet known what caused the problem.

Besides the pilot, three skydiving students and an instructor were aboard the plane.

Route 72 is one of the main roads between Philadelphia and the Jersey shore.

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