Aircraft crashes off coast of Long Beach Island, authorities say

Authorities are responding to a glider that reportedly crashed in the water off the Jersey Shore on Thursday morning.

The glider went down around 11:30 a.m. about a mile off the coast of Long Beach Island, Ocean County Sheriff Michael Mastronardy told The Post.

It was unclear how many were people were involved.

Mastronardy said officers were out in the water on jet skis.

A spokesman said the New Jersey State Police was assisting in the recovery but had no further information. 

The spokesman referred questions to the National Transportation Safety Board, which did not immediately respond. 

Metro | New York Post

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