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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.

US-Based Cargo Plane Crashes Off St. Maarten

A cargo plane, operating flight SKZ7101, crashed just after taking off from St. Maarten-Princess Juliana International airport, located in St. Maarten, a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, on October 29.

The plane, operated by a U.S. company SkyWay Enterprises was heading from Philipsburg on St Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, when it went down into ocean around 3.2 kilometers from the airport.

There were 2 pilots aboard the aircraft at the time of accident. One of them was found dead while the other one is still missing.

The cause of accident is not clear at the moment. According to the local officials, an investigation will be conducted with the assistance from the U.S.

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