This morning, at approximately 9 a.m., an Amtrak train derailed at Penn Station in New York City. The Amtrak Acela Express 2151 had been bound for Washington D.C., when it derailed and hit a New Jersey Transit passenger train. The impact caused a window on the train to blow out and significant damage to the cars of the trains.
On Sunday, February 26, 2017, a small plane crashed into trees in Southampton, New York. The pilot of the single-engine plane was practicing taking off and landing when the plane crashed. The crash killed two people onboard the plane and seriously injured a third.