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Middle Township PD
Saturday July 16th, 2022 :: 03:21 p.m. EDT


Plane Crash

On Saturday, July 16, 2022, at approximately 9:35 AM, the Middle Township Police Department was notified of a plane crash at the Paramount Airfield, 317 Rte 47 South, located in the Green Creek section of Middle Township. The pilot of the aircraft, identified as Thomas Gibson, 22 years of age from Ocean City, New Jersey, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Members of the Middle Township Patrol Division secured the scene with the assistance of the Green Creek and Rio Grande Fire Departments. The Middle Township Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit responded with the Cape May County Prosecutors Office. The investigation of the crash was turned over jointly to members of the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board who will determine the cause of the crash

Middle Township PD
31 Mechanic St
Cape May County, NJ 08210

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