Published On: Thu, Dec 17th, 2015

Another emergency landing for Inselair

InselAirWILLEMSTAD - An Insel Air flight from St. Maarten to Santo Domingo, made an emergency landing Wednesday afternoon in the Dominican Republic.

According to media reports, the aircraft with 80 passengers on-board encountered problems with its pressurization system and as a result was forced to declare and emergency upon landing at the Las Americas airport.

It is reported that the Captain of Insel Air flight 531 radioed the tower and informed that that they had a “cabin pressurization problem” and the airport emergency services responded with firefighters, Red Cross, Civil Defense, medical and paramedical staff of the Specialized Airport Security Corps and other agencies.

After landing the passengers disembarked the aircraft normally with some of them not noticing that there was a problem as the aircraft landed without experiencing any difficulty.

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