American Airlines jet 250-miles into trans-Atlantic flight is forced to make ... trends now

American Airlines jet 250-miles into trans-Atlantic flight is forced to make ... trends now
American Airlines jet 250-miles into trans-Atlantic flight is forced to make ... trends now

American Airlines jet 250-miles into trans-Atlantic flight is forced to make ... trends now

Flight 94, a Boeing 777, took off from New York City's JFK Airport at 7:28pm, less than 45 minutes later, an Alert 2 emergency was declared 

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American Airlines passengers were left stuck in Boston after their flight to Spain was canceled overnight thanks to a cracked windshield in the cockpit. 

Flight 94, a Boeing 777, took off from New York City's JFK Airport at 7:28pm, less than around two hours into the journey, an Alert 2 emergency was declared, according to the Massachusetts State Police.

The Federal Aviation Administration says that an Alert 2 indicates that the flight is experiencing 'major difficulties' or that a 'difficult or crash landing may be expected.' 

At the time, the plane was 250 miles from the coast of Massachusetts over the Atlantic Ocean. This is just the latest headache for beleaguered Boeing. 

The AA flight landed at 10:14pm in Logan International Airport without issue and made it to the gate without assistance. In a statement, the airline said that the diversion was down to a 'maintenance issue.' 

The aircraft in question was a Boeing 737, similar to the one shown here, it was 250 miles over the Atlantic Ocean when the emergency was declared

The aircraft in question was a Boeing 737, similar to the one shown here, it was 250 miles over the Atlantic Ocean when the emergency was declared 

This illustrates just how far passengers were into their journey before the crew opted to turn back

This illustrates just how far passengers were into their journey before the crew opted to turn back 

The plane was immediately taken by an American Airlines crew who began an inspection. Video posted from the airport showed hundreds of frustrated passengers lining up for hotel vouchers. They will depart for Madrid Thursday at 8am.   

'The flight landed safely and the aircraft was taken out of service to be inspected by our maintenance team. Customers will re-depart for [Madrid] tomorrow on a replacement aircraft. We never want to disrupt our customers' travel plans and

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