| Jun 30, 2010
| 3:06 AM
A year and a half after Canada geese forced an airliner to splash down in the Hudson River, officials are rounding them up in almost every part of the city -- but flocks are still free to take off around John F. Kennedy International Airport.
| Nov 25, 2009
| 6:49 PM
An Airtran Airlines plane departing from LaGuardia Airport Wednesday evening aborted takeoff because of a blown engine, PIX News has learned.
The incident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Port Authority officials say the plane never left the ground and...
| Nov 27, 2009
| 10:32 AM
More than 50 dogs rescued from Missouri puppy mills arrived in Long Island Friday afternoon in the hope of finding loving homes.
The dogs boarded a Pet Airways plane from Chicago to LaGuardia Airport on a flight dubbed, "Operation Thanksgiving Day Flight...
| Jun 8, 2009
| 12:58 PM
NEW YORK ( WPIX) -- Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor broke her ankle Monday at LaGuardia Airport where she was on her way to Washington to meet with senators who will vote on her confirmation to the Supreme Court.
Sotomayor suffered the injury to...
| Jun 12, 2009
New Yorkers will soon see less birds and more planes in the sky this summer.
City officials plan on working with the U.S. Agriculture Department to hunt and kill as many as 2,000 Canadian geese that fly within five miles of near its two major airports in...
| Jun 30, 2009
An American Airlines flight on its way from Miami to New York landed safely at LaGuardia Airport late Tuesday morning after reporting a bird strike, PIX News has learned.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Flight 1256 was at an altitude of 900 feet...
| Jul 24, 2009
| 3:38 PM
(WGN-AM)- A United Airlines plane headed to Denver was diverted to O'Hare International Airport Friday afternoon because of a white powder on board that was found to be a disintegrated paper napkin, authorities said.
A white powdery substance fell out of...
| Aug 1, 2009
LaGuardia Airport is back open after a bomb scare this morning caused officials to evacuate the main terminal. Police say a man carrying a bag filled with batteries and wires was taken into custody. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman John...
| Aug 10, 2009
Members of the National Transportation Safety Board are set to examine whether stricter airspace regulations need to be introduced in New York as a result of Saturday's fatal mid-air collision that left nine people dead.
"[We are] going to be looking...
| Aug 25, 2009
| 4:09 AM
Police launched a probe Tuesday into the shooting of a 26-year-old man at LaGuardia Airport, who had just flown in from Las Vegas.
According to New York City police, the shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m. Monday. The man was shot in the upper left chest...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 4:27 PM
FBI agents questioned a man who flew into LaGuardia Airport from Maryland on Sunday night allegedly with an explosive device in his possession.
The firecracker-like device was discovered by a crew member on board a Piedmont Airlines plane, a subsidiary...