Pilot injured after making emergency landing in Robbinsville, NJ

ROBBINSVILLE TWP., New Jersey (WPVI) -- A pilot was hospitalized after making an emergency landing in Robbinsville, Mercer County on Sunday evening.

It happened around 5 p.m. near Gordon and Sharon roads.

Due to a mechanical failure while in flight, the pilot, a 47-year-old man from East Windsor, was forced to land the plane just after taking off from Trenton-Robbinsville Airport, investigators tell Action News.

Several power lines were taken down as the pilot landed the plane.

The pilot was hospitalized for minor injuries.

The FAA is taking over the investigation.

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