De-icing vehicle hits plane at LaGuardia Airport


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com |

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre
THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

A collision with a de-icing vehicle at LaGuardia Airport Saturday night delayed a Delta flight for 90 minutes.

A de-icing vehicle struck a Delta Air Lines plane as it was about to take off at LaGuardia Airport Saturday night, according to published reports.

The flight to Orlando, Fla, with 149 passengers and crew on board, was on the runway about 6:30 p.m. when it was hit, reports said.

No one on the plane was injured in the accident, according to ABC New York and Fox 5. The flight was delayed about 90 minutes.

 

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