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March 15th, 2024
interCaribbean aircraft develops engine failure on take off from Antigua to VI

ST JOHN’S, Antigua- interCaribbean Airways ATR42- 500 suffered an engine failure on takeoff from Antigua and Barbuda and made an emergency landing back at VC Bird International Airport on March 13, 2024.

September 20th, 2023
UPDATE: Plane caught fire shortly after ‘unauthorised’ landing on Anegada- Police

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Police have since confirmed they are investigating an unauthorised landing of an aircraft at the Auguste George Airport on Anegada in the early hours of the morning, September 20, 2023.

August 23rd, 2023
Police make raids on homes in Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Following the seizure of a small aircraft and the discovery of a large amount of cocaine in it at Auguste George Airport on Anegada on August 19, 2023, police are said to be conducting raids on certain homes on Anegada as part of their investigations.

August 6th, 2023
2 missing as aircraft vanishes off radar on San Juan-St Thomas route


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Authorities will continue their search today, Sunday, August 6, 2023, for a downed Cessna 172 aircraft with two individuals onboard, which was last reported southwest of St Thomas. The aircraft was on a training flight from San Juan to St Thomas when it went off the radar.

August 11th, 2022
UPDATE: Aircraft aborting landing @ Beef Island was not airport’s fault- BVIAA CEO

BEEF ISLAND, VI- The reason for the aircraft of Sky High Aviation Services aborting a scheduled landing at Terrance B. Lettsome Airport last night, August 10, 2022, rests with the pilot and airline as the airport runway lights were working properly.

August 10th, 2022
Illegal plane landing on Anegada being investigated- Governor Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An investigation has been launched into reports of an illegal plane landing at Auguste George Airport on Anegada back in June 2022.

June 2nd, 2021
Cuban in transit passengers refuse to board plane in VI

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- In what has been described by sources as a strange incident, two Cubans who landed at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island on May 30, 2021, on an InterCaribbean flight as in transit passengers, allegedly refused to rejoin the plane.

May 25th, 2021
Air traffic controller lands in hot water after accepting undeclared goods

BEEF ISLAND, VI- An air traffic controller employed at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island landed himself in hot water after he allegedly accepted undeclared goods from a small aircraft arriving from St Lucia last week.

April 17th, 2020
‘Consider reaching out’ to locals shut out of VI- Hon Fraser

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Representative for the Third District and senior legislator, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA has suggested that Government find a way to assist nationals who have been shut out of the Territory due to COVID-19 response measures.

July 17th, 2014
U.S. official: Malaysia Airlines plane shot down

(CNN) -- A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled area of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, prompting swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft.

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