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Landing gear woes force emergency landing by InterCaribbean

Emergency landing at Beef Island by InterCaribbean after problem with landing gear. Photo: Internet Source
BEEF ISLAND, VI – InterCaribbean Airline was forced to return to the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island for an emergency landing yesterday, Wednesday, January 9, 2019, around Noon following its departure.

According to reports the InterCaribbean Embrear 120—registration VQ-TVG—took off from the Terence airport but its landing gear did not retract

After some 30 minutes of trying the pilot declared an emergency and returned to Beef Island.

Safe return 

It was not immediately clear how many passengers were on board or what caused the landing gear to malfunction, but it was a safely returned to Beef Island.  

Officials from the airline did not immediately respond to our news centre inquires.

Only recently a Fly Jamaica flight experienced similar problems after take-off in Guyana but crashed on its return injuring several passengers.

 

3 Responses to “ Landing gear woes force emergency landing by InterCaribbean ”

  • ABC (10/01/2019, 13:37) Like (12) Dislike (5) Reply
    this is happening too often
  • Bull Dawd (10/01/2019, 13:51) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    WOW that's scary...
    Glad that pilot had the experience and the talent to land that plane.
  • Obeah (10/01/2019, 18:52) Like (6) Dislike (19) Reply
    I bet it from those satanic cat signs Bishop Clne warn us about. Next be current and water playing tricks on us and garbage catching fire.......


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