Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Long Island MacArthur Airport

Thursday, May 18, 2017
By George Hatcher

Piedmont Airlines flight PDT-4868 had to return and make an emergency landing at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York, on May 16th.

The plane took off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but had to return shortly afterwards after a light bulb in the cockpit started emitting smoke.

The plane landed back safely. All 40 passengers and 3 crew members remained unharmed.

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