Cracked windshield prompts emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport

A plane with two people onboard made an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport this morning after its pilot noticed a crack in the windshield. The

File Photo: A view of LaGuardia Airport on October 31, 2012.

File Photo: A view of LaGuardia Airport on October 31, 2012. (3/22/14)

NEW YORK - A plane with two people onboard made an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport this morning after its pilot noticed a crack in the windshield.

The aircraft was flying from St. Louis to LaGuardia, and it was operated by Delta Connection carrier GoJet. A Port Authority spokesman says the pilot and co-pilot were ferrying the plane to New York for a later flight.

Delta says the pilot noticed a thin windshield crack mid-flight and declared an emergency landing as a precaution.

The aircraft landed safely. No one was injured.

Delta says the plane will be taken out of service for maintenance.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

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