Flight Headed For Hartford Diverted To JFK Due To Warning Light
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A JetBlue flight from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Hartford, Connecticut was diverted to John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after a mechanical warning light went on.
The plane landed safely, and no one was injured.
Flight 1142 took off Sunday with 84 people aboard when the indicator appeared around 1:15 p.m. An airline spokesman didn’t have immediate information on exactly what the warning light signaled.
JetBlue Airways Corp. said the pilot decided to land at JFK “in an abundance of caution.”
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said the plane taxied to a gate without any problems. It was parked by 1:27 p.m.
Maintenance workers were checking out the plane Sunday afternoon. Passengers were to be taken to Hartford on another aircraft.
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