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NYC landing mishap raises questions on runway snow closures

NEW YORK (AP) The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice. Six people were hurt when the plane skidded off a runaway midday Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay. There's no rule about how much snow or ice leads to a runway closing. Instead, the to...

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