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JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Drones Spotted Near JFK Airport, Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge Raise Worry

The FBI and Federal Aviation Administration are continuing to investigate reports of drones flying near commercial aircraft on approach to John F. Kennedy International Airport this week.

11/20/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Homemade Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing On Long Island

Officials said mechanical problems forced the aircraft to land in a sod farm field behind a residential neighborhood north of Vineyard Way in Aquebogue.

11/10/2014

Unidentified debris that fell onto Secaucus waste water treatment plant. (credit: Steve Brownowich)

Man Believes Debris Fell From Sky Onto Secaucus Waste Water Treatment Plant

The operations foreman at a waste water treatment plant in Secaucus, New Jersey believes a piece of debris fell from the sky onto the facility Wednesday.

10/09/2014

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing At West 30th Street After Collision With Bird

A helicopter had to make an emergency landing along the Hudson River Friday afternoon after colliding with a bird.

10/03/2014

United Airlines Departures

FAA To Review Protocol As Air Traffic Problems Continue Days After Chicago Area Fire

Air travel through Chicago and around the country was still impacted Monday, three days after the suicide attempt that sparked a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control center in the western Chicago suburb of Aurora.

09/29/2014

Flights canceled at LaGuardia Airport following fire at air traffic center in Chicago suburb on Sept. 26, 214. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Air Travel In & Out Of Chicago Still Limping Along Following Fire

As of Saturday morning, more than 200 flights have been canceled out of Chicago. There have only been a few cancellations reported at LaGuardia and JFK airports.

09/27/2014

A Socata TBM 700. A plane similar to this one took off from Rochester, N.Y. and crashed off Jamaica on Sept. 5, 2014. (credit:  Adrian Pingstone via Wikimedia Commons)

FAA: NY-Florida Plane With Unresponsive Pilot Crashes Off Jamaica

A private U.S. plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed into the ocean off the coast of Jamaica Friday after a journey of more than 1,400 miles.

09/05/2014

LaGuardia Airport. (MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Three Planes Report Bird Strikes At LaGuardia Airport

Three planes were struck by birds while approaching LaGuardia International Airport Wednesday morning, the Port Authority said.

09/03/2014

Lee Ackerman of Stewart Manor, Long Island, believes this aircraft part fell from the sky into his backyard. (Credit: CBS 2)

FAA Confirms Debris Found In Stewart Manor Yard Is That Of A-380 Aircraft

The FAA confirms that debris found in a Stewart Manor yard last Friday is a piece of an A-380 aircraft’s instruction panel from the inside of a landing gear door.

08/27/2014

JFK Airport

Rep. Israel: Long Island Communities ‘Tormented’ By JFK Air Traffic Noise

Rep. Steve Israel is demanding officials reduce the amount of flights coming in and out of a specific runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

08/13/2014

A JetBlue plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport  (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

FAA: JFK-Bound Flight Evacuated In Puerto Rico Due To Engine Fire

Puerto Rico airport official Rolando Padua says in a press statement that the 186 passengers aboard were evacuated after the pilot halted the aircraft before it could take off.

08/09/2014

People stand in the Delta Airlines terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport July 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Demands Answers On FAA Flight Ban To Israel

Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration’s ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.

07/25/2014

U.S. carriers at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv. (Credit: CBS 2)

United Airlines 1st US Carrier To Resume Flights To Israel After FAA Lifts Ban

United Airlines will be the first U.S. carrier to resume flights to Israel after a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.

07/24/2014

People stand in the Delta Airlines terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport July 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Has Strong Words For FAA Amid Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel

In a statement Wednesday, the FAA said it is “working closely with the Government of Israel” to review new information they have provided and to determine whether safety concerns have been resolved.

07/23/2014

New Jersey-born Quinn Schansman, 19, was killed after the Malaysia Airlines jetliner he was on was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

American On Board Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was New Jersey Native

In remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

07/18/2014

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