Probably easier to just pull a Sully and land in the Hudson on a day like this.
Delta passengers flying into New York from Atlanta almost got the ultimate NYC experience of swimming with the fishes in the East River, when flight 1086 skidded off the icy runway upon touching down at LaGuardia International Airport in Queens.
Look at this shit! Knew I shoulda stayed my ass at home
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Fortunately, only minor injuries were reported among the 175 passengers and crew aboard, along with a minor fuel spill. The cause is currently unknown, but as someone sitting a mile west of that runway, I can tell you the sky was dropping snowflakes the size of un-flushable Australian spiders all day.