NEWS JetBlue flight #B6401 from Boston to New Orleans is declaring an emergency and diverting to New York

A JetBlue flight headed to New Orleans was forced to make an emergency landing at Kennedy Airport Monday afternoon when a passenger reported having chest pains, according to the Port Authority Police Department.
The Airbus A320 was diverted about 50 minutes into the flight because of the 78-year-old man’s medical emergency. The passenger has a history of heart-related issues, the PAPD said.