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JFK Halts Flights Due To Icy Conditions As Delta Connection Planes Skids Off Runway

Excerpt from Business Insider

Jan 05, 2014 9:32 am

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JFK re-opened, but flights were subject to delays. There were no injuries immediately reported on the Delta Connection flight that skidded off a runway there.

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JFK International Airport in New York City has been shut down, according to the FAA.

The shutdown comes due to inclement weather conditions. NBC New York notes that a freezing rain advisory is in place for much of the tri-state area Sunday.

ABC 7 reports that earlier today a plane skidded off a runway into the snow. The plane was reportedly a Delta Connection 4100. No injuries have been reported at present.

Update 10:20 a.m EST: JFK re-opened, with flights subject to delay, NBC News reports.

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