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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.

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 remained unharmed.

Aeropostal Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak

AeropostalAeropostal flight VH-206 made an emergency landing in Valencia, Venezuela, on July 25th.

The plane was flying from Porlamar, Venezuela, when the crew reported a hydraulic leak and declared an emergency.

The plane landed uneventfully. No Injuries were reported.

Venezuelan Plane Rejects Take off

Pictured: Plane similar to YV445T which was involved in the incident
Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer José de Jesús González – SVZM Spotters

What: Aeropostal McDonnel Douglas MD-82 en route from Valencia to Porlama
Where: Valencia Venezuela
When: Oct 8th 2011
Why: On takeoff from Valencia, an engine failed. (The same fault was repeated the next day.)

The pilots rejected takeoff.

The flight was cancelled.

Hard Landing Jars Douglas Jet Engines

What: Aeropostal Douglas DC-9-50 en route from Caracas to Puerto Ordaz
Where: Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
When: Sep 26th 2011
Who: 125 passengers and 5 crew
Why: On making a hard landing in Puerto Ordaz, the engine supports were jarred and cracked, severely damaging the plane. No injuries occurred. Passengers disembarked and were ported to the terminal.

The plane was shut down on the runway. It is a testament to Douglas that the structural integrity of the plane maintained, it was flexible enough to make the landing, and a fire did not rage out of control.

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