Plane Skids Off Runway Into Snow, Shuts JFK

LaGuardia also closed amid icy conditions
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 5, 2014 8:50 AM CST
This May 24, 2013, file photo shows the empty Delta airlines terminal 3 at JFK airport in New York.   (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
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(Newser) – Amid today's frigid weather, a Delta plane slid off a runway at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, shutting the airport down for the morning. The regional flight from Toronto had just landed safely, reports ABC, when it skidded into a snowbank. No injuries have been reported; 35 people were aboard. LaGuardia is also closed due to icy conditions. Both airports are expected to re-open around 11:30am. (Read more JFK Airport stories.)

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