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January 17th, 2019
Massive crowds turn out to VIP’s Meet & Greet

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) did it in style and elegance, when they hosted their Meet and Greet for the 2019 elections season at Maria’s by the Sea, last evening, Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

July 19th, 2018
UPDATE: Pilot is dead following crash

BEEF ISLAND, VI- The lone occupant who was also the pilot in the plane that crashed in the sea off Beef Island yesterday, Wednesday July 18, 2018 has died.

May 27th, 2018
'Millions in lost revenue @ TB Lettsome airport' - Canya Stoddard

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the 2018 Standing Finance Committee, the Director of Finance for BVI Airport Authority (BVIAA), Canya Stoddard stated that the airport has been losing revenue before the hurricanes of September 2017.

June 5th, 2015
Small aircraft loses wheel on TB Lettsome Airport runway

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The circumstances surrounding the incident is yet not clear, however, a small aircraft lost one of its wheels while on the runway of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island this morning, June 5, 2015.

June 29th, 2014
Island Bird plane suffers blowout @ T.B. Lettsome Int'l

BEEF ISLAND, VI - For a very short moment this afternoon June 29, 2014, the BVI Airport Authority was forced to close the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport as an Island Bird aircraft suffered a blown tyre upon landing.

January 3rd, 2014
Fly BVI allegedly makes emergency landing

BEEF ISLAND, VI – With increasing concerns about air worthy aircrafts and the spiraling accidents in this sector, note was taken of an aircraft allegedly belonging to Fly BVI making an emergency landing earlier today, January 3, 2014 with one engine working.

December 11th, 2013
Tearful Luis Sprauve pleads guilty in airport suitcase fiasco

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Luis Ramon Sprauve, 41, of Lower Estate pleaded guilty to charges of assisting another with retaining the benefits of criminal conduct yesterday, December 10, 2013 at the Magistrate's Court.

June 25th, 2013
Speed bumps ‘very dangerous’ – de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host, Courtney de Castro has shared his solidarity with a resident in expressing concerns about speed bumps along the East End roadway extending towards the Terrance B. Lettsome airport.

December 24th, 2012
UPDATE: Neville C. Brathwaite Jr recounts moment of “crash landing”

BEEF ISLAND, VI– Uncertain of the details, several rumors and speculations swept throughout the Territory following a forced “crash landing” at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on December 6, 2012 but today finally the truth of what occurred on that day has been revealed exclusively to Virgin Islands News Online by the pilot on board the aircraft at the time- Neville C. Brathwaite Jr.

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