Commercial flight hits record 801 mph over Pennsylvania

WTAJ - 02-20

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A record breaking jet stream above New York City Monday night provided a turbo boost to a commercial flight to hit record speeds. With help of a rapid tailwind of a blazing 231 mph, Virgin Atlantic Flight 8, traveling from Los Angeles to London hit 801 mph! That could be a record a high speed for a Boeing 787. Adding to the story, the plane reached that speed over Pennsylvania, around 9:20 p.m. Monday night.