News American Airlines flight from LaGuardia to Miami makes emergency landing at JFK after bird hits engine An American Airlines flight Photo Credit: Getty/Joe Raedle By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org April 13, 2015 5:00 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Kennedy Airport on Monday when a bird flew into the engine, an airline spokeswoman said. The flight, headed to Miami, took off from LaGuardia Airport at about 2:15 p.m. but was struck shortly after, spokeswoman Alexis Aran Coello said in an email. The Boeing 737 was diverted to JFK after the left engine was struck by a bird. The 81 passengers were then rebooked on a different plane, expected to depart JFK at 5 p.m., she said. By ALISON FOX email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.