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Horse Dies In Midair On El Al Flight From Belgium To JFK

Horse Dies In Midair On El Al Flight From Belgium To JFK

via El Al's website A horse being carried on an El Al cargo flight from Belgium to JFK reportedly died in mid-air this morning, and representatives from the USDA are on the scene to perform an...

News Flash: Stun Guns Are Not Allowed Carry-On Items

News Flash: Stun Guns Are Not Allowed Carry-On Items

Stun guns are the new thing to attempt to bring onto planes! While the Transportation Security Administration somehow missed a stun gun that was found on a Jet Blue plane at Newark (the plane came in...

"Body Bombs" Threat Means Increased Airport Security

In a move that will no doubt frustrate passengers who are already tired of having their bodies exposed to radiation or their genitals groped, airport security is "expected to tighten" due to intelligence that terrorists are surgically...

Man Flies From JFK To LA With Fake ID, Expired Boarding Pass

Man Flies From JFK To LA With Fake ID, Expired Boarding Pass

The TSA, hard at work While the Transportation Security Administration may or may not be making old ladies take off their Depends during screening, there's this: A Nigerian man managed to board a Los Angeles-bound flight...

$107K Of Cocaine Found In Sneakers Left At JFK Airport

$107K Of Cocaine Found In Sneakers Left At JFK Airport

The druggie sneakers (Customers and Border Protection) Some abandoned luggage from the Dominican Republic contained almost five pounds of cocaine, according to Customs and Borders Protection. The luggage, left at JFK Airport last week, contained four...

L.I. Civilian Allegedly Dressed As Soldier To Get First Class Upgrade

L.I. Civilian Allegedly Dressed As Soldier To Get First Class Upgrade

Rock Diaz A man with a military-style buzz cut wearing army fatigues and dog tags was arrested at JFK airport Friday afternoon after a customs official caught him impersonating a soldier, cops allege. Rock Diaz, 22,...

Lufthansa Passenger Screamed

Lufthansa Passenger Screamed "Let Me Off!" After Near-Miss Incident At JFK

Photograph of a Lufthansa plane last year at JFK Airport by NYC Aviation on Flickr Passengers on a Lufthansa Airbus A340 have spoken out about the near-miss the plane had on a JFK Airport runway Monday...

Lufthansa, EgyptAir Planes Nearly Collided At JFK Airport On Monday

Lufthansa, EgyptAir Planes Nearly Collided At JFK Airport On Monday

Photograph of a Lufthansa jet at JFK Airport last fall by NYC Aviation on Flickr Recordings from JFK Airport's air traffic control tower reveal that a Lufthansa plane nearly collided with an EgyptAir plane on Monday....

Man Who Groped Flight Attendant: My Blood Sugar Made Me Do It

Man Who Groped Flight Attendant: My Blood Sugar Made Me Do It

A Ukrainian tourist pleaded guilty yesterday to sexually assaulting a flight attendant during a flight from London to JFK. 53-year-old Iurii Chumak, who as you can see here was sent over straight from Central Casting, was...

1 Dead After SUV, MTA Bus Crash At JFK Airport

1 Dead After SUV, MTA Bus Crash At JFK Airport

Via WABC 7 A SUV and a MTA bus, the B15, crashed in a parking lot at JFK Airport last night, killing one person in the SUV and injuring at least eight others. The accident occurred...

Hotel Maid IDs IMF Head As Her Attacker, "Le Perv" Does "Le Perp Walk"

Hotel Maid IDs IMF Head As Her Attacker, gallery

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the high-profile French politician and head of the International Monetary Fund, agreed to submit DNA evidence as he faces accusations that he forced a hotel maid to perform oral sex on Saturday. Last night, the...

IMF Head To Plead Not Guilty To Sexual Assault On Hotel Maid

IMF Head To Plead Not Guilty To Sexual Assault On Hotel Maidgallery

After being arrested for allegedly forcing a hotel maid to perform oral sex on him, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, is going to plead not guilty. His lawyer Benjamin Brafman said, "He denies...

IMF Head Arrested At JFK, Accused Of Sexual Attack On Hotel Maid

IMF Head Arrested At JFK, Accused Of Sexual Attack On Hotel Maid

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the IMF, at a conference earlier this year (Getty Images) Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, was taken off an Air France plane about to leave JFK Airport and...

JFK Airport Takes Three Days To Find Escaped Dog On Tarmac

JFK Airport Takes Three Days To Find Escaped Dog On Tarmac

File photo of a Labrador retriever Port Authority cops are celebrating the fact that a two-year-old Labrador retriever was not crushed under the wheels of a jumbo jet after it got loose from its handlers at...

JFK Bomb Threat Doesn't Exactly Light Fire Under TSA's Ass

JFK Bomb Threat Doesn't Exactly Light Fire Under TSA's Ass

Christian Boncorps, founder of Bonchris International Incorporated and Osama bin Laden impersonator. On Friday night one Christian Boncorps showed up at JFK airport for a flight to France. At the Air France ticket counter, a reservation...

Caribbean Airlines Passengers Stuck On Newark Tarmac For 6 Hours

Caribbean Airlines Passengers Stuck On Newark Tarmac For 6 Hours

WCBS 2 Those federal rules that will prohibit international airlines from keeping passengers on tarmacs for more than four hours can't come soon enough: A Caribbean Airlines flight from Trinidad was stuck on the Newark Airport...

After JFK Collision, Is Airbus A380 Superjumbo Jet Too Big?

After JFK Collision, Is Airbus A380 Superjumbo Jet Too Big?gallery

Various agencies are investigating the Monday's night collision between an Air France Airbus A380 and a Comair Bombardier CRJ-700 on a JFK Airport runway. The superjumbo A380 jet's left wing hit the tail of the tiny commuter...

Air France Superjumbo Jet Clips Small Commuter Plane On JFK Airport Runway

Air France Superjumbo Jet Clips Small Commuter Plane On JFK Airport Runway

Photograph from NYC Aviation, which says, "The Delta Connection CRJ appears to have suffered damage to its vertical stabilizer and left horizontal stabilizer" Last night, an Airbus A380 (Air France Flight 007), the superjumbo jet, was...

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Queens Beach

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Queens Beach

Photograph by @NYC911 Last night, a small plane which had taken off from Farmingdale, Long Island, made an emergency landing on Rockaway Beach near Beach 56th Street. The pilot, James Maloney, 24, and his two passengers,...

Plane Lands At JFK After Dropping 27,000 Feet In Minutes

Plane Lands At JFK After Dropping 27,000 Feet In Minutes

Yesterday morning, an American Airlines flight from Boston to St. Thomas made an emergency landing at JFK Airport after some sort of "pressurization problem in the cabin." The plane apparently dropped 27,000 feet in less than...

Feds: Woman Tried To Smuggle $170,000 In Underwear

Feds: Woman Tried To Smuggle $170,000 In Underwear

People will do crazy things to avoid paying taxes, so add this one to the long list: Sewing $170,000 into underwear. The feds arrested a Queens woman last summer at JFK Airport for trying to enter...

Never Forget? Getting Box Cutters on Flight at JFK No Problemo

Never Forget? Getting Box Cutters on Flight at JFK No Problemo

A flight bound for the Dominican Republic was grounded for three hours at JFK airport Saturday night after it was discovered that a passenger's carry-on bag contained box cutters. How were these items—with their grim connection to...

JFK's Terminal 5 Might Get The Standard Hotel Treatment

JFK's Terminal 5 Might Get The Standard Hotel Treatment

A sign of the future? (original image via peterkreder'sflickr) The Standard Hotel's Andre Balazs isn't just showing interest in the Hotel Chelsea, he's reportedly also sniffing around the TWA terminal at JFK. His company was on...

JFK Airport Terror Plotter Sentenced To Life In Prison

JFK Airport Terror Plotter Sentenced To Life In Prison

A 67-year-old airport cargo worker was sentenced to life in prison for plotting to blow up a pipeline near JFK Airport. Russell Defreitas, who was convicted last year for the 2007 plot, had been portrayed by his...

TWA Terminal Could Be New York's Next "Boutique" Hotel

TWA Terminal Could Be New York's Next

A sign of the future? (original image via peterkreder'sflickr) Well this could be interesting? Seems that the Port Authority has finally come up with something to do with the much beloved Eero Saarinen-designed TWA terminal 5...

Jetliner From JFK Nearly Collided With Two Military Planes

Jetliner From JFK Nearly Collided With Two Military Planes

Last month, an American Airlines Boeing 777 from JFK was in a near-miss with two U.S. military C 17 cargo planes 80 miles south of NYC. The plans were within a mile of each other and...

Man Finds Plane Bathroom Blocked, Freaks Out

Man Finds Plane Bathroom Blocked, Freaks Out

A passenger from a flight from Rio de Janeiro to JFK Airport was taken to the hospital for a psych exam after allegedly attacking a flight attendant. The NY Post's sources say that Michael Isabelle "went...

JetBlue Pilot Loses His Gun At JFK, Flights Delayed

JetBlue Pilot Loses His Gun At JFK, Flights Delayed

Sure, pilots may be able to pack heat when they are flying...but shouldn't they keep track of their guns when they've landed? A JetBlue pilot is under investigation after losing his government-issued gun at JFK Airport...

Facebook Makes Life Easy For Drug Dealers

Facebook Makes Life Easy For Drug Dealers

Considering it was used by college kids for the first few years of its existance, is it any real surprise that Facebook has been a great tool for international drug rings? Luvman Allison has been indicted...

Frustrated Travelers Slowly Fly Out Of Snowbound Airports

Frustrated Travelers Slowly Fly Out Of Snowbound Airports

At JFK, via filmmaker Lena Dunham's Twitter Things aren't as bad as Monday or Tuesday or yesterday, but it's been tense at the airports. Late yesterday, the Post reported that Qatar Airways customers freaked out at...

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