East hampton Airport
A judge said the town board’s restrictions on flights to and from the airport are legal and can go into effect on July 2.
A group representing helicopter operators has filed a lawsuit claiming new laws restricting flights at East Hampton’s town airport are unconstitutional.
Finally, Long Island residents say they will be able to get a good night’s sleep thanks to flying restrictions.
Resident say they can’t take the noise of helicopters humming through East Hampton at all hours of the day and night in the summer months and they want something done about it.
The Hamptons is known for its beautiful beaches and wealth, and summertime helicopter noise. Some, however, hope a solution to the noise has been found.
Kimberly Brillo was inside a plane that took off from East Hampton Airport and then crashed after losing power. She said that shortly after takeoff she could tell that there was a problem.
Two people on board a small plane that went down in the Hamptons Sunday are recovering in the hospital, thanks in part to the quick action of some good Samaritans like a local bread maker.
Aviation officials say a small airplane crashed shortly after takeoff at the East Hampton airport on New York’s Long Island, and the two people on-board were taken to a hospital.