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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.
Bizarre Suicide Attempt By Disgruntled FAA Employee In Chicago Disrupts Flights At LaGuardia, Other Cities
Flights have begun taking off and landing again at Chicago’s two airports after a fire at a suburban air traffic control center forced hundreds of cancellations.
Three planes were struck by birds while approaching LaGuardia International Airport Wednesday morning, the Port Authority said.
Gary Messina was killed and his instructor critically injured during a tandem jump at Calverton’s Skydive Long Island on Wednesday.
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.
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.
The Coast Guard said it received a report from another aircraft in the area of a small, white plane in the water about eight miles off Mattituck Inlet.
The planes lost something called “visual separation,” prompting air traffic controllers to order United Flight 1243 to change its flight pattern, telling the 737: “1243, go around. Traffic off to your left departing. Traffic to your right.”
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.
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.
John F. Kennedy Airport was closed for about two hours Sunday morning after a plane skidded off the runway into a snow bank.
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.
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.
The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.
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.