The plane was making its final descent into the Los Angeles airport Sunday when the pilot reported the close call, according to audio obtained by NBC News.
Flight 623 departed New York’s JFK International Airport (JFK) for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 10:37 p.m.
A Delta Airlines plane Tuesday landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport after the crew reported a mechanical issue in flight.
An aviation expert weighed in Monday on the disappearance of an AirAsia jetliner, likening a large thunderstorm cell to having the “destructive power of an atomic bomb.”
A woman and her newborn baby were recovering at a Southland hospital Tuesday after she gave birth on board a Southwest Airlines flight.
Authorities say a plane has crashed has left three people injured near Big Bear Lake.
A Virgin America flight bound from Boston to Los Angeles was diverted Monday morning after a mid-air scare.
Several people were injured Thursday after a Jet Blue aircraft had to make an emergency landing at Long Beach Airport.
The plane, with 100 passengers on board, left Chicago at 8:36 p.m.
Actress Amy Adams reportedly gave her first-class seat on a plane to a U.S. soldier earlier this week.
Two people were injured in a plane crash Friday in the Agua Dulce area, authorities said.
An off-duty Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter pilot and paramedic was killed and a boy was critically injured Monday when a fixed-wing aircraft crashed into a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert.
A U-2 spy plane may have been the cause of a 90-minute ground stop on all flights departing from three Southern California airports last week, according to reports.
Some scientists believe air turbulence will get worse over the next few years.
A flight that originated from LAX was evacuated in Oakland Wednesday night after the plane’s cabin filled with smoke.