Delta Plane Skids Off LaGuardia Runway & Passengers Include 'Jersey Belle's Jaime Primak
On Thursday at roughly 11 a.m. ET, during a snowy day in New York City, a Delta Airlines flight apparently skidded off the LaGuardia Airport runway. The plane was flying in from Atlanta when the incident occurred. All passengers were evacuated from the plane, and Reuters and NY1, among others, reported that emergency services were actively responding to the incident; no injuries have been reported. On the plane, among other passengers, was Bravo's Jersey Belle star Jaime Primak, who Tweeted: "We just crash landed at LGA. I'm terrified. Please..."
Jet fuel is leaking from the airport, writes DNAinfo. And BuzzFeed reports that Port Authority said in an official alert:
Meanwhile, snowy weather has left thousands of flights in New York and along the Northeast delayed or canceled. USA Today reports that there have been a total of 20376 flight cancellations and 56044 delays in the last two weeks.
In a statement, Delta said:
In a statement, LaGuardia said it would be shutting down the airport until 7 p.m.
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