Sixteen people were injured on July 22 when the jetliner touched down on the runway, nose first, before its gear collapsed. The Boeing 737, which had come in from Nashville, Tenn., ended up in a grassy area next to the runway where passengers used chutes to escape.
New flight patterns have routed lower flying planes over the North Shore more frequently over the past year prompting residents to ask the Port Authority to install noise monitors to get a better read on the problem.
Federal investigators said last month that the plane touched down on its front nose wheel before the sturdier main landing gear in the back touched down.
On July 16 a passenger at LaGuardia Airport tried to pass through a TSA checkpoint with a pair of gun-shaped high heels.
Airline passengers are facing travel troubles. The Federal Aviation Administration has furloughed 47,000 workers because of federal budget cuts.
Authorities: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive End Da’Quan Bowers Caught With Loaded Hand Gun At LaGuardia
Bowers was arrested at LaGuardia Airport as he was about to board a US Airways flight to Raleigh, N.C. Authorities say the loaded .40-caliber weapon was found during a search of his carry-on bag.
The pilot was removed from the cockpit because someone smelled something — and said something.
A Spirit Airlines jet was sitting in the tarmac at LaGuardia airport following the removal of a passenger who made a threat, CBS 2 reports.
The New York City subway system “has never faced a disaster as devastating” as the damage that was caused by Superstorm Sandy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Joseph Lhota said Tuesday.
All subways, Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road service was suspended Sunday and it will remain that way until further notice. Bus service was also suspended.
A change in stops on one of the city’s most popular bus routes has made some residents unhappy.
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 man who stole a laptop at Tampa International Airport has been arrested at LaGuardia, the Federal Transportation Security Administration reports.
Long Island is under a constant barrage of airplane noise, according to Len Schier of Quiet Skies.
The bill would authorize authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.