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Skylink Express plane hit by laser before landing at JFK, FAA says

A flight crew reported that a Skylink Express plane was hit by a laser just before landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday, according to the FAA.

The FAA said in a statement that the Skylink Express Flight 9742 crew was 4 miles northwest of JFK Airport at about 1 a.m. when they were struck. The plane was coming from Ontario, Canada.

No one was injured, and the plane landed safely, the FAA said.

The FAA and NYPD are investigating the incident.

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