Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
NEW YORK (May 8, 2013)--An American Eagle plane on a flight from Detroit landed safely Wednesday at New York's LaGuardia Airport after lightning struck it.
American Airlines spokesman Matt Miller says American Eagle Flight 4563 was struck twice by lightning as it approached New York on Wednesday morning.
Miller says the captain declared an emergency as a precaution and the plane landed safely at 10:41 a.m.
The spokesman says a maintenance team was inspecting the Embraer 135.
Twenty passengers and three crew members were aboard.