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UPDATE: Small Aircraft Down In Delaware River

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NEW CASTLE, Del. - Delaware State Police say they are responding to a small single engine aircraft down in the Delaware River reported in the area between Fort Delaware State Park and Fort Mott State Park.

Police say two occupants were removed from the water by Delaware State Police Aviation Helicopter Trooper 4. They were reportedly transported to shore for medical evaluation and their injuries do not appear to be life threatening at this time.

According to reports, at approximately 10:46 AM, the NCC Air Traffic Control Tower located at the New Castle County Airport reported that they had lost contact with a small single engine aircraft.

Police say the aircraft was located in the Delaware River in the area between Fort Delaware State Park and Fort Mott State Park, NJ with the occupants observed near the aircraft in the water.

Delaware State Police say the incident occurred within the state of New Jersey boundaries, so the Pennsville Police Department is handling the investigation.

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