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The JetBlue plane involved in a bird strike on March 27, 2014. (credit: Chris Balduino)

Bird Strike Forces JetBlue Plane To Make Emergency Landing At JFK

JetBlue Airways Flight 671 originated out of Westchester County Airport and was bound for West Palm Beach, Fla. The plane was diverted to JFK, where it landed safely, the FAA said.

03/28/2014

Justin Bieber Plane

FAA Investigating Claims That Passengers On Justin Bieber’s Plane To Teterboro Interfered With Flight Crew

The Federal Aviation Administration confirms it is investigating allegations that passengers aboard Bieber’s plane interfered with the flight crew.

02/08/2014

Crews respond after a Delta Connection flight skidded off the icy runway at Kennedy Airport on Jan. 5, 2014. (credit: @res7cuefox5/Twitter)

John F. Kennedy Airport Reopens After Plane Skids Off Runway

John F. Kennedy Airport was closed for about two hours Sunday morning after a plane skidded off the runway into a snow bank.

01/05/2014

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

FAA: Cuomo’s Plane Was Redirected After Landing Gear Failure

The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s private plane had to be redirected last week, after the landing gear failed to deploy.

12/18/2013

The old and new control towers at MacArthur Airport - Ronkonkoma, NY - May 20, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Islip Residents Voice Concerns Over Proposed MacArthur Airport Expansion

Noise, increased traffic and pollution are the biggest concerns expressed over the expansion plan. The proposal also includes installing a tram to connect the airport to the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station.

12/05/2013

Generic Plane File Photo (credit: Getty images)

FAA OKs Air Passengers Using Gadgets On Planes

The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.

10/31/2013

A U.S. Air Force F-16 flies over New York City - Sep 24, 2003 - Photo: Aaron D. Allmon II/U.S. Air Force via Getty Images

At Least 3 Small Planes Violate United Nations Airspace

U.S. military fighter jets were buzzing over the New York City area Monday, chasing at least three small plans that violated restricted air space over the United Nations.

09/23/2013

Newark Airport (credit: CBS 2)

3 Aircraft Hit With Lasers Near Newark Airport

Two commercial airliners and a helicopter were illuminated by lasers near Newark Liberty International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

08/16/2013

Southwest Airlines Flight 345 landed without nose gear at LaGuardia Airport Monday, prompting a shutdown of the airport. (Credit: Richard Strauss)

Major Delays At LaGuardia Following Southwest Plane’s Landing Mishap

Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening, after a plane’s nose gear collapsed after landing.

07/22/2013

Pilot, co-pilot in the cockpit (credit: CBS 2)

FAA Announces New Requirements For Commercial Co-Pilots

The regulations require first officers to have at least 1,500 hours of flying experience. Airline captains are already required to have at least 1,500 hours. Previously, first officers were only required to have 250 hours of flight time.

07/10/2013

Rep. Albio Sires and others hold a news conference at Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J. - July 8, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Residents, Officials Call For Ban On Tourist Helicopters

A number of residents and officials in New Jersey are tired of the noise from low-flying tourist helicopters on their side of the Hudson River and are now calling for them to be banned.

07/08/2013

Wreckage from a plane crash at San Francisco International Airport. (Credit CBS 2)

Plane Crash At San Francisco International Airport Leaves At Least 2 Dead, Dozens Injured

The Federal Aviation Administration said Flight 214 crashed while landing before noon PDT. A video clip posted to YouTube showed smoke coming from a jet on the tarmac. Passengers could be seen jumping down the emergency slides.

07/06/2013

Airplane (file / credit: clipart.com)

FAA: Low-Flying Jet In Ramapo Was Testing Flight Path

A low-flying jet that caused a scare this week in Ramapo was actually conducting a navigational check for the flight path to Teterboro Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday.

07/05/2013

Ramapo Police Patch

Ramapo Police Ask FAA To Investigate Low-Flying Jet

Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel said the white corporate-type jet appeared to be between 200 and 500 feet off the ground at any given time and had its landing gear down.

07/03/2013

FILE - A plane waits at John F. Kennedy Airport  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

2 Planes Involved In Near-Miss Near JFK, LaGuardia Airports

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 arriving at JFK came close to a Shuttle America Embraer E170 departing from LaGuardia at around 2:40 p.m. on June 13, the FAA said in a statement Friday.

06/21/2013

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