American Eagle Flight 4563 Makes Emergency Landing at LaGuardia, Struck by Lightning

Author: Alisa Brodkowitz  |  Category: Safety

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via Lee Ferrara, Airnation.net

An American Eagle regional jet made an emergency landing this morning at New York’s LaGuardia Airport after being struck by lightning.

American Eagle Flight 4563, an Embraer 135 aircraft with 20 passengers and 3 crew, made a safe landing at 10:41 AM. There were no injuries reported.

American spokesman Matt Miller said a maintenance team is inspecting the plane to determine damage, if any.

Flight 4563 was inbound from Detroit.

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