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Caribbean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Hewanorra International Airport

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Caribbean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Hewanorra International Airport

Caribbean Airlines flight BW-434 had to make an emergency landing at Hewanorra International Airport, Saint Lucia, on July 9th. The plane heading from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to George F. L. Charles Airport, Saint Lucia, was diverted after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. There were sixty-eight... »

Caribbean Airlines Plane makes Emergency landing in Tobago due to Fire Indication

Friday, December 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

Caribbean Airlines flight BW-1541 made an emergency landing in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on December 5th. The plane was flying from Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, when the crew declared an emergency due to a fire indication for left engine. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Caribbean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Caribbean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Caribbean Airlines flight BW-1517 made an emergency landing in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on October 24th. The plane was flying from Tobago when the crew declared an emergency due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Caribbean Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Florida after Cabin Pressure Loss

Sunday, June 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Caribbean Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Florida after Cabin Pressure Loss

Caribbean Airlines flight BW-480 made a safe emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on June 1st. The Boeing 737-800, en-route from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, was mid-air above Bahamas when the crew had to initiate an emergency descent after encountering loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed... »

Caribbean Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing at Piarco Airport after Engine Fire Indication

Thursday, May 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Caribbean Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing at Piarco Airport after Engine Fire Indication

Caribbean Airlines flight BW-1511 made a safe landing at Piarco International Airport, Trinidad and Tobago, on May 14th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flying from Tobago, was about to reach the Port of Spain when the crew noticed a fire indication for its right side engine. The crew had to shut down the... »

Caribbean Airlines Makes Emergency Landing at Piarco International Airport

Saturday, October 27, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Caribbean Airlines ATR 72 en route from Trinidad/Tobago to Caracas Where: Piarco International Airport Trinidad and Tobago When: October 25, 2012 Who: Four crew, 48 passengers Why: On takeoff, a panel on the plane became detached. One source identified the detached part as an engine panel. Another source called it an “exterior panel.”... »

Flight Cancelled, Under Investigation

Friday, December 2, 2011
By George Hatcher
Flight Cancelled, Under Investigation

What: Caribbean Airlines flight BW 62 en route from the Bahamas Where: Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St. James. When: Dec 1, 2011 Who: 79 passengers Why: The flight took off normally but had to divert back to the airport after developing problems. Some passengers were provided hotel accommodations. The connecting sector of... »

NTSB launches team to assist government of Guyana in aviation accident

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
By George Hatcher

Washington – The National Transportation Safety Board launched a team of investigators today to assist the government of Guyana with its investigation into yesterday’s accident at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Georgetown, Guyana, involving a scheduled passenger flight. On July 30, 2011, at approximately 1:25 am (EDT), Caribbean Airlines flight 523, (Trinidad & Tobago registration... »

NTSB Photo Opportunity with Caribbean Black Boxes

Monday, August 1, 2011
By George Hatcher
NTSB Photo Opportunity with Caribbean Black Boxes

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a photo availability on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 of the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder from Caribbean Airlines flight 523, which crashed during landing on Saturday July 30, 2011 in Georgetown, Guyana. Event: Photo Availability Date/Time: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 11:30 a.m.... »

Caribbean Airlines Boeing Crashes in Georgetown Guyana

Saturday, July 30, 2011
By George Hatcher
Caribbean Airlines Boeing Crashes in Georgetown Guyana

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net What: Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-832(WL) en route from Trinidad to Timehri Where: Cheddi Jagan International Airport,SYCJ,Georgetown,Guyana When: July 30, 2011 1:30 am Who: 162 aboard 157 passengers, six crews Why: Landing in wet weather, the plane made a hard landing, overshot the runway 100 meters, smashed... »

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