A lawsuit against JetBlue following a pilot’s meltdown on a New York-to-Las Vegas flight has been quietly settled.
A plane heading from Boston to West Palm Beach, Fla., was struck by lightning late Friday and had to make an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Around 8 a.m., Flight 1205 from White Planes to Fort Myers was hit by birds shortly after takeoff.
Transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday morning as the manhunt continued for the second suspect in the marathon bombings.
A graphic affidavit has been released detailing the alleged behavior of an Upper East Side man who allegedly groped and harassed a woman on a cross-country JetBlue flight last year.
According to airport officials, flight 3518 to Pittsburgh took off from the airport in Windsor Locks around 11:30 a.m. but was forced to turn back 15 to 20 minutes later. A fire was reported in the plane’s auxiliary power unit.
JetBlue flight 721 turned back as a precaution just before 10 a.m. Airline officials said it was not a direct bird strike.
Clayton Osbon was released more than seven months after a March flight during which passengers said the 49-year-old pilot left the cockpit and ran through the cabin yelling about Jesus and al Qaeda.
The man suspected of stuffing fake bills into two Midtown ATM machines, 26-year-old Jean Carlo Pena, was arrested Monday upon his return to New York.
JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at JFK Airport is only four-years-old, but already the New York-based airline needs more space.
They are now among 34 passengers who claim they feared for their lives when a pilot had to be restrained in the cabin while ranting wildly during the March Las Vegas-bound flight.
“We just got lasered, two green flashes into the cockpit,” the pilot can be heard telling air traffic control in audio posted on LiveATC.net. “It caught the first officer’s eye.”
In April, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposed a bill authorizing authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.
A Texas judge said the 49-year-old suffered a severe mental disease or defect that impaired his ability.
Tom Mizer was safe at home in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, but said he and many of the 155 on board JetBlue Flight 194 felt anything but safe Sunday once the plane began its trip from Las Vegas to John F. Kennedy International Airport.