Six historic aircraft were slated to fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday afternoon.
Six historic aircraft will fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday in a commemorative event.
The chopper set down at the 18th hole while en route from New Jersey to Republic Airport, about a half mile away.
The air show is on Saturday and Sunday. Scheduled to perform are the Navy’s Blue Angels, an F-22 Raptor, the Army’s Golden Knights, and the Canadian Snowbirds.
Graduating students of Farmingdale State College arrived for commencement on Saturday morning. And just steps away was a congratulatory message, mixed with a message of sadness for the two students who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.
“I was liberated on May 5th, 1945, but it’s not easy. It’s not easy to talk about it,” said Thea Rumstein, who was in a death camp in Austria and was 15-years-old.
Six months ago, Charles Bianculli was in a small plane that suddenly crashed onto a street on Long Island right after taking off from Republic Airport. He lived to tell his tale.
An important part of World War II history on Long Island has been saved from the wrecking ball.
An airport on Long Island has reopened following the first major snow storm of the season.
A quiet Long Island town became the scene of a deadly plane crash on Sunday. Four people were aboard a single-engine prop plane when it crashed, and one of them – a passenger – was killed.