Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, slams into fence near bay

March 5, 2015 9:57 PM

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A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a LaGuardia Airport runway while landing during a snowstorm on Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay.

The nose was leaning on a berm that separates the runway from Flushing Bay. Passengers saddled with bags and bundled up in heavy coats and scarves were helped down from a wing and onto the snowy pavement, just feet from the water. Everyone was silent as the plane slid, but some children started cryi...

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