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American Airlines Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Dominican Republic

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-987 continued for a safe landing at Las Americas International Airport, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on March 21.

The Boeing 757-200, flying from Miami, Florida to Santo Domingo, was on approach to the runway when the crew detected a hydraulic leak.

The plane landed safely.

All 200 people onboard remained unharmed.

SBA Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

SBA AirlinesSBA Airlines flight S3-1515 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Las Americas International Airport, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on March 11.

The Boeing 757-200, heading from Caracas, Venezuela to Miami, Florida, was mid-air when the crew needed to shut down its right hand engine, causing the plane to divert.

The plane landed safely.

All 198 passengers and crew members aboard remained unhurt.

JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Laser Blinding

JetBlueA JetBlue flight had to make an emergency landing at Las Americas Airport, Dominican Republic, on January 9.

Authorities said the pilots declared emergency after one or more individuals pointed a laser beam on the plane, impairing pilot’s visibility. The flight was coming from New York at the time.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 120 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

The police are investigating.

Insel Air Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

Insel AirInsel Air flight 531 made an emergency landing at Las Américas International Airport in Dominican Republic, on December 16.

The plane, flying from St. Maarten, had to declare an emergency after the crew noticed an issue with its cabin pressurization system.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 80 passengers aboard remained safe.

Miami-Bound Insel Air Jet Diverts to Dominican Republic

Insel AirAn Insel Air plane made an emergency landing at Las Américas International Airport in Dominican Republic, on September 2.

The MD-82 aircraft, heading from Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao to Miami, Florida, was diverted after a warning light indicated an engine malfunction.

The plane landed safely. All 55 passengers remained unharmed.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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