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Flight into L.B. makes emergency landing

March 29, 2010 12:27:27 AM PDT
Passengers aboard a JetBlue flight into Long Beach arrived a few hours late on Monday after their flight had to make an emergency landing.Flight 217 was traveling from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday night, but while taking off, the tail of the plane hit the runway shortly before 7:30 p.m. EDT.

The captain turned around and landed back at JFK so the aircraft could be checked for damage.

No passengers were hurt, and everyone was put on another flight to Long Beach that landed at about 2:30 a.m.