A single-engine Mooney M20 aircraft has crashed into the Atlantic Ocean after it departed from Gaylord, Michigan, for Atlantic City International Airport.
According to ABC News, emergency officials are searching for the pilot with boat and helicopter crew.
The pilot has been identified as Michael Moir of Gaylord.
The Coast Guard said it was searching the debris field along with the state police and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
It is the second plane crash that is being investigated in New Jersey on Thursday.