The FAA is investigating how two Delta Air Lines aircraft were close to each other on a runway Friday evening
Delta Flight 253, bound for Bogota, Colombia, was preparing to takeoff on Runway 22 at the same time Delta Flight 300 crossed the runway after landing at the airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The FAA said the close call unfolded around 6:30 p.m. Friday evening.
The planes were approximately 6,400 feet apart from each other when Delta Flight 300 crossed the runway, the FAA said.
The FAA said Flight 253 departed from JFK Airport a short time later.
“We are currently investigating details of our JFK flight movements from Jan. 10,” Delta said in a statement Saturday night.
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