Technical problems during InselAir’s flight to Haiti
WILLEMSTAD - During flight 7i 533 from St. Maarten to Port au Prince, Haiti, last weekend, the pilots received, near the Dominican Republic, a fire alarm from the left engine. According to the management of the local aviation company, the pilots have immediately executed the necessary and specific procedure(s) for such cases and the aircraft (MD80) has landed safely in Sto. Domingo on one engine.
The technical team of InselAir then immediately started an investigation into the cause of the fire alarm. All passengers were accommodated in Sto. Domingo and InselAir indicated that they would transport all passengers as soon as possible to their final destination.