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LASER Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By George Hatcher
LASER Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

LASER Airlines flight QL-941 had to return and make an emergency landing in Maracaibo, Venezuela, on April 23rd. The plane took off for Caracas, Venezuela, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Estelar Latinoamerica Plane Bursts Tires on Landing at Caracas Airport

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Estelar Latinoamerica Plane Bursts Tires on Landing at Caracas Airport

Estelar Latinoamerica flight E4-8352 burst both right hand main tires during landing at Simon Bolivar International Airport, Venezuela, on March 19th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Maracaibo, Venezuela. The plane was disabled on the runway. All one hundred and thirty-five people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

RUTACA Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Saturday, February 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
RUTACA Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

RUTACA Airlines flight 5R-310 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Barcelona, Venezuela, on February 14th. The Boeing 737-200 plane heading from Manuel Carlos Piar Guayana Airport to Simon Bolivar International Airport, Venezuela, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

Caracas-Bound Venezolana Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff

Sunday, June 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Caracas-Bound Venezolana Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff

Venezolana Airlines flight VNE-222 had to reject takeoff from Maracaibo, Venezuela, on June 9th. The Boeing 737-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Caracas, Venezuela, when both nose tires burst, forcing the crew to rejected takeoff. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Aeropostal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeropostal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Aeropostal Airlines flight VH-150 made an emergency landing in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on February 27th. The plane flying from Caracas, Venezuela, was on approach to Barquisimeto when the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane continued for a safe landing. The passengers were evacuated via slides. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Laser Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Caracas

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Laser Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Caracas

Laser Airlines flight QL-940 had to return and make an emergency landing in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 17th. The plane took off for Maracaibo, Venezuela, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. All 148 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Caracas

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Caracas

Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela flight VH-302 had to return and make an emergency landing in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 12th. The plane took off for Porlamar, Venezuela, but had to return shortly afterwards after one of the engines emitted flames and a loud bang. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members... »

Laser Airlines Plane Returns to Venezuela after Engine Failure

Sunday, April 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Laser Airlines Plane Returns to Venezuela after Engine Failure

Laser Airlines flight QL-905 had to return and make an emergency landing at Santiago Marino Caribbean International Airport, Porlamar, Isla Margarita, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela, on April 14th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-81, en-route to Caracas, Venezuela, had just climbed out of Santiago’s runway when the crew reported a right hand engine failure, prompting the plane... »

August 16: West Caribbean Flight 708

Saturday, August 16, 2014
By George Hatcher
August 16: West Caribbean Flight 708

For most people August 16 was just a day. But there are still some people who remember this day as the day in 2005 that one hundred fifty-two people died aboard a MD-82 near Machiques Venezuela. First one engine failed, then the second. After both engines flamed out, Flight 708 requested an emergency landing... »

Chopper Crashes in Kidnap Rescue Attempt

Thursday, May 23, 2013
By George Hatcher
Chopper Crashes in Kidnap Rescue Attempt

On 23-MAY-2013 two engineers were being held hostage. A Venezuelan police MBB Bo 105M a survey chopper was on a surveillance mission as part of “a new anti-crime initiative”. The chopper was engaged to surveil a car with two engineers being held hostage when the helicopter crashed on a road in El Junquito in... »

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