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Plane went to Las Vegas strikes birds, diverted to New York

Published Monday, Oct. 23, 2017|4:47 p.m.

Updated 5 hours, 11 minutes ago

NEW YORK– A JetBlue aircraft from Boston to Las Vegas that struck some birds shortly after departure has made a safe emergency situation landing in New York.

JetBlue Airways Corp. spokesperson Sharon Jones says Flight 877 landed securely at John F. Kennedy International Airport just before 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Jones states the plane was diverted to JFK “out of an abundance of care.” She states all guests will be re-accommodated on another aircraft.

The plane struck the birds late Monday afternoon after removing from Boston Logan International Airport. It was then diverted to New York.

JetBlue did not say if the plane suffered any damage.

Chicago Cubs airplane diverted to Albuquerque for medical problem

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017|10:13 a.m.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.– A flight carrying the Chicago Cubs to Los Angeles was diverted to New Mexico early Friday due to a medical issue on board.

The plane was on its method to California once again within a few hours.

Albuquerque International Sunport representative Daniel Jiron stated the plane landed in Albuquerque around 5:30 a.m. Friday. Jiron says the individual with the medical concern was transferred to a health center, but he did unknown if it was a player.

Jiron states the crew flying the aircraft “timed out” and didn’t have anymore flying time left, so a second crew had to be brought in to take the flight to Los Angeles. He states the aircraft left Albuquerque around 10:30 a.m.

. The Cubs are set to play the Dodgers on Saturday in Video game 1 of the NL Champion Series.

Authorities: Flight diverted after lady strikes 2 people

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015|12:11 a.m.

INDIANAPOLIS– Authorities state a Chicago-bound American Airlines flight was diverted to Indianapolis after a woman struck another passenger and a flight assistant.

Airline company spokesperson Laura Masvidal states the flight, which departed from Miami, landed around 5:45 p.m. Monday at Indianapolis International Airport.

Jeff Dutton, the airport’s interactions supervisor, says the female needed to be detained during the flight and was brought to the back of the airplane. Dutton says the pilot chose to divert the flight after the female struck an air travel attendant and a traveler.

According to Dutton, the woman also kicked an airport law enforcement agent as she was being accompanied off the aircraft.

The Indianapolis Star reports the woman collared and faces preliminary charges consisting of battery leading to bodily injury.

The flight left Indianapolis quickly after 7 p.m.

LA-bound air travel diverted to Las Vegas


An air travel bound for Los Angeles was diverted to Las Vegas on Wednesday night after reporting engine trouble.

Delta flight 459 left John F. Kennedy International in New York City at 3:37 p.m. Pacific time and was visited L.a, according to FlightAware.com.

According to a spokesperson for McCarran International Airport, pilots reported engine difficulty, and the airplane was diverted to Las Vegas. It securely landed about 9:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

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Traffic diverted after critical-injury crash near Jones, U.S. 95

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015|8:57 p.m.


2 individuals were injured, one critically, in a crash involving a motorcycle and minivan Wednesday night at the crossway of the U.S. 95 northbound offramp and Jones Boulevard, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

Cannon fodders were called about 7:40 p.m. to the scene, and the guy driving the motorcycle was required to University Medical Center in important condition, Cannon fodder Loy Hixson stated.

A lady was required to MountainView Medical facility with minor injuries, and it is unclear which automobile she was inhabiting at the time of the crash, Hixson stated.

Traffic on northbound Jones is being diverted onto Upland Boulevard, he said.