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.
Reports of plane crash off Long Beach Island "unfounded," sheriff says