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Plane Skids Off Runway at LaGuardia; Airport Closed Until 7 PM

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New York Fire Department personnel outside LaGuardia Airport after Delta Airlines flight 1086 from Atlanta, Georgia skidded off a runway while landing in New York. (Andrew Gombert/EPA/Landov)

By    |   Thursday, 05 Mar 2015 12:50 PM

LaGuardia Airport is closed until 7 p.m. Thursday after a plane skidded off the runway and into a fence during a snowstorm.

Photos on social media show passengers being evacuated from the aircraft and multiple local media reports said no major injuries were reported.

There were reports of a possible fuel leak, according to the FDNY's Twitter page, but no details on that have been released.



 

and... LaGuardia shuts down.

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#survive #crashlanding #noinjuries

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The plane, Delta Flight 1086 from Atlanta, landed at the Queens airport around 11 a.m. Thursday when it began to skid on the icy tarmac, according to the New York Daily News

“While waiting to fly, I just watched a plane unsuccessfully land/takeoff?” tweeted witness Michael Moritz. “(It) swerved off the runway. Hoping everyone is safe.”

Bravo reality star Jamie Primak appeared to have been on the flight that skidded off the runway.



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