Small plane crash-lands at JFK

April 3, 2008 8:28:20 PM PDT
A small, twin-engine plane crashed while landing at JFK Airport Thursday.Officials say part of the landing gear flew off the Citation jet upon impact. The pilot blamed a failure with hydraulics for the crash.

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The jet, registered to William Aviation out of Charlotte, North Carolina, skidded off the runway and ended up on the grass.

A pilot and one other person aboard the plane were said to have suffered minor injuries.

The aircraft reportedly suffered heavy damage.

The crash caused a ground stoppage and affected flights around the country.


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