LONG BEACH ISLAND, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Reports of a plane crash off Long Beach Island, New Jersey are "unfounded," the Ocean County Sheriff's Department said Thursday afternoon.
The incident was reported around 11:30 a.m. off of the East 26th Street beach in Beach Haven.
Those reports brought a major response from police and the Coast Guard.
Chopper 6 was overhead as helicopters, boats and officers on jet skis combed the area.
However, investigators have determined there was no plane crash after all.