(CBS News) – Plane Lands On Highway In Ocean County, New Jersey

Police say shortly after 10 a.m. Sunday, a plane carrying five passengers landed on Route 72, near a Home Depot in Stafford Township.

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(credit:  Stafford Township Police Department)

(credit: Stafford Township Police Department)

STAFFORD, N.J. (CBS) — A small plane had to make an emergency landing on the highway in Ocean County, New Jersey.

Police say shortly after 10 a.m. Sunday, a plane carrying five people landed on Route 72, near a Home Depot in Stafford Township.

The highway where the plane touched down is the town’s main road that leads to and from the Jersey Shore.

(credit:  Stafford Township Police Department)

No one aboard the plane or on the ground was injured.

It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the pilot to make the emergency landing.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.