Update: Two crew members confirmed dead.

There were no passengers. reported that there was a wind advisory in effect hours before the crash. It’s not clear at this time if wind played a role. The crash happened at 3:30 p.m.

At 3 p.m., winds were reportedly gusting as high as 39 mph.

A small plane crashed Monday afternoon in New Jersey, after the crew reportedly missed the Teterboro Airport runway, setting buildings on fire in a neighboring industrial area.

The early photos from the scene did not look good. Thick black smoke filled the sky.

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It’s being reported that the plane was a Learjet 35, which, according to WPIX, can hold up to eight passengers.

The airport has been shut down.

The plane took off from Philadelphia. This is the first look at the crash site:

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