Jetliner dodges possibly ‘catastrophic’ collision with drone in NYC

Jetliner dodges possibly 'catastrophic' collision with drone in NYC

A passenger plane about to land at La Guardia Airport avoided a potentially catastrophic collision with a drone over Prospect Park in Brooklyn on Friday morning, authorities said. Shuttle America Flight 2708 from Washington, DC, was about 10 miles from touchdown when the unmanned craft flew into its path at about 11 a.m., forcing the plane’s co-pilot to pull up about 200 feet to avoid a collision, they said. “The crew of the Embraer E170 reported…

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