WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) _ Eight flights bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport were diverted to Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport because of icy runways and a minor airplane mishap in New York.
Connecticut Airport Authority Executive Director Kevin Dillon says the flights diverted to Bradley on Sunday morning are expected to depart soon to JFK, because the runways there have reopened after being closed temporarily. Bradley is about 15 miles north of Hartford.
A plane from Toronto slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway after an 8 a.m. landing at JFK, which temporarily suspended flights from taking off and landing because of icy conditions. No injuries were reported.
Dillon says there are 10 flight cancellations at Bradley on Sunday, mostly by United Airlines because of bad weather conditions in Chicago.
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