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  • Police say drunk driver tore through airport fences

    August 5, 2015 4:36 PM

    KENNER - Police arrested a 23-year-old Paulina man after officers said he drove through a pair of fences onto a runway at Louis Armstrong International Airport Wednesday. Officers said Kaleb Clement was booked with one count of hit-and-run driving and one count of driving while intoxicated. Members of... more »
  • Air Canada plane skids off runway, injures 23 passengers

    March 29, 2015 4:48 PM

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - Air Canada say 18 of the 23 people injured when one of its jets skidded off a runway last night have been released from hospital, and none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. The Airbus 320 carrying 133 passengers and five crew members from Toronto made... more »
  • Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia, crashes through fence

    March 5, 2015 10:37 AM

    NEW YORK - Officials say six people aboard a plane from Atlanta that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing have injuries that aren't life threatening. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Joe Pentangelo said Thursday that a preliminary count showed six people were injured.... more »
  • Airport runway lights back on after electrical issue Play Video

    February 9, 2015 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The runway lights are back on after an electrical shortage shut them off Sunday night. Several flights were either delayed or cancelled all together as a result of the outage that lasted into early Monday morning when crews were finally able to solve the problem and... more »
  • NYC airport builds turtle barrier to guard runway

    June 15, 2013 5:39 PM

    NEW YORK - Officials are building a 4,000-foot-long barrier to protect a runway at New York City's Kennedy Airport. But the obstacle isn't for terrorists. It's for turtles. The busy airport has been plagued in recent years by waves of Diamondback Terrapins that climb up out of Jamaica Bay looking... more »
  • Economic boost flying into Ascension Play Video

    May 10, 2013 8:32 PM

    GONZALES - An economic boom is about to fly into Ascension Parish. The Louisiana Regional Airport is waiting to hear from the FAA about extending the landing strip from 4,000 feet to 5,000 feet. Increasing the length of the runway will allow bigger aircraft to land at the airport and... more »
  • Plane from NY blows tires, veers off NJ runway

    January 21, 2013 5:12 AM

    NEWARK, N.J. - Authorities say a United Express plane from western New York blew four tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport and veered off a runway. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Ron Marsico says Flight 4480 from Rochester was landing Sunday night... more »

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