A US Airways flight with 34 people aboard was forced to make a dramatic belly landing at Newark International Airport last night.
Terrified passengers managed to escape the plane unharmed after the plane’s pilot – named by witnesses as Edward Powers – performed a heroic emergency landing.
Video footage of the turboprop twin-engine plane coming down on the runway showed a dramatic shower of sparks flying from its underbelly as it scraped [...]
Woman was never identified by security and landed in Cleveland before the TSA realized what had happened
Screeners also lost a bag that tested positive for possible explosives on Sunday and allowed it to sit on the tarmac for 45 minutes
Fliers furious as they are forced to wait on line for hours
TSA screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport lost a woman who reportedly tested positive for explosives on Sunday and only [...]
NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The futurewas among the arrivals at Newark Airport on Friday, in the form of a computer-generated greeter at the gate.
Travelers met “Libby.” She’s Newark Airport’s newest — and perhaps most chipper — customer service rep. You may have noticed that she’s a bit shallow, and she’s completely two-faced, but she’s always smiling, and she never complains.
“Hello, and welcome to Newark Liberty International Airport. You have arrived at Terminal [...]
May 14, 2012
The Transportation Security Administration does a poor job of centrally tracking security breaches at airports, according to a report released by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General, which performs agency audits.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) requested the investigation last year after a series of security breaches at Newark Liberty Airport.
These incidents included a knife that passed through checkpoint screening, resulting in the closure of a [...]
A Boeing 767 plane made a dramatic emergency landing at Warsaw, Poland’s Frederic Chopin International airport after problems with its landing gear, an airport spokeswoman said Tuesday.
All the passengers on the flight, from New Jersey’s Newark airport to Warsaw, are safe and uninjured, she told CNN.
The LOT Polish Airlines flight, which had been due to land at 1:35 local time, circled above the airport for an hour before coming down [...]
A local family was fined $300 by Customs officials at Newark Liberty Airport for not declaring an apple, tomato and three cucumbers it packed in a child’s backpack prior to a flight from Israel. (Photo: CBS 2)
MONSEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A family of four from Florida visiting relatives in New Jersey got an unwelcome surprise at the Customs gate — all because of some forgotten [...]
Laura Ingraham’s baptismal cross went missing from her checked luggage at the Newark airport this weekend, and the syndicated radio host says either a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) worker or a Continental Airlines employee is responsible.
Ingraham had just finished several radio and television appearance in New York City and was in a rush to the airport. She told The Daily Caller she normally carries [...]
WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee said they want the head of the Transportation Security Administration to explain how racial profiling became a common practice among TSA screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) and Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss) are both seeking answers from TSA Administrator John Pistole, after a federal report found several [...]
NEWARK — A special unit of airport screeners, charged with detecting suspicious behavior, engaged in racial profiling so frequently at Newark Liberty International Airport that their resentful colleagues called them “Mexican hunters,” according to an internal federal report.
Officially known as behavior detection officers, or BDOs, the screeners were supposed to focus on
nervous, erratic or evasive gestures or speech and other indicators to single out [...]
A former supervisor with the Transportation Security Administration has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after pleading guilty to taking bribes from a TSA officer who was stealing from passengers.
Michael Arato, 42, of Ewing, N.J., pleaded guilty to taking kickbacks from former TSA officer Al Raimi, 29, of Woodbridge, N.J.
According to prosecutors, Raimi stole between $10,000 and [...]
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was anger and frustration at Newark Liberty International Airport Thursday after a group of passengers were left stuck on the tarmac for six hours.
Three hundred travelers on two Caribbean Airlines flights from Trinidad were diverted by the bad weather to Newark instead of their original destination — John F. Kennedy Airport.
Passengers waited in the planes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and said they really [...]
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A fire forced air traffic controllers to evacuate the control tower at Newark Liberty Airport Friday evening, the FAA said.
All outbound flights are grounded as a temporary control center is set up in the airport’s Terminal C, according to WNBC. Inbound flights are being diverted to other airports.