The last crash at or near Teterboro Airport was in 2005, and the last deadly crash was in November 1985, according to the Aviation Safety Network, a well regarded database of global flight incidents.
The crash has been referred to the Federal Aviation Administration for investigation.
Video from the crash showed smoke billowing in the air. The plane struck a building, but no one on the ground was injured.
A Carlstadt police spokesman says that the plane appeared to be listing to its side before it went down.
However, the crash resulted in a massive blaze that consumed several buildings and at least 13 cars, which local firefighters spent hours trying to get under control. Aviation authorities claim the last crash at or near Teterboro Airport was in 2005, while the last deadly crash was in November 1985.
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A Learjet 35 crashed in a parking lot while on approach to Runway 1 at Teterboro Airport, in New Jersey, about 3:30 Monday afternoon, killing the two pilots. The FAA said in a statement that investigators were en route to the scene and the cause of the crash was unknown.
A police officer walks near the site of a deadly small plane crash near Teterboro Airport in Carlstadt, NJ, just west of New York City, Monday, 15 May, 2017. Silliman also said the wind at the time of the crash "was a concern".
The crash temporarily closed Teterboro Airport Monday afternoon. When he returned, he saw the plane's engines on the ground.
On the other hand, a spokesman for the town of Carlstadt, Joe Orlando who says the plane not supposed to land on this airport at all, it supposed to land on the facility in the town of Carlstadt. It then flew to Philadelphia later Monday morning before leaving for Teterboro around 3 p.m.
Police earlier said two crew members aboard the plane were killed in the crash.