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LIAT’s “wheel fall off” during takeoff

CAROL MARTINDALE, [email protected]

LIAT’s “wheel fall off” during takeoff

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LIAT officials are reporting that one of its planes experienced a “wheel fall off” during takeoff this morning.
A release from the regional airline stated that the affected airline, LI 774 was travelling from Guyana to Barbados this morning with 43 passengers on board.
“The aircraft continued to the Grantley Adams International Airport where, as a precautionary measure, emergency services were on standby. The landing was uneventful and the passengers disembarked at the gate in Barbados. The aircraft is being examined by the company’s maintenance department and will undergo the various checks stipulated by the manufacturer before it is returned to service”, stated the release. (CM/PR)