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Delta plane skids off LaGuardia runway after trying to land on snow

The airport is closed until 7pm.

 

Eric Geller

Internet Culture

Published Mar 5, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 9:20 am CDT

A Delta Airlines plane attempting a landing at snow-covered LaGuardia Airport crashed into a fence and slid off the runway Thursday morning.

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Although there have been no reports of serious injuries, photographs taken from the other side of the crashed plane indicate just how close Delta 1086 came to a much more disastrous fate.

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Even passengers not onboard who were hoping for a smooth day of travel are out of luck, as LaGuardia will be closed for most of the day.

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Update 12:32pm CT, March 5: Added two photos.

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*First Published: Mar 5, 2015, 1:53 pm CST