FARMINGDALE - Republic Airport in Farmingdale is taking a lead role in a 'Pan Am' episode.

The rented Boeing from Florida flew in late Tuesday to serve as a prop for the hit television show.

According to Newsday, the crew and the entire cast of the ABC series began shooting last night. The crew is shooting a scene where the jetliner has to make an emergency landing in a Caribbean nation and the crew tries to save a man's life.

The shoot wraps up today.