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 @AlisonFox April 13, 2015 5:00 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share 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 @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.