Published On: Mon, Dec 19th, 2016

Venezuelan aircraft suffers landing gear failure at Curaçao airport

crash1WILLEMSTAD – A Piper model PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage, with Venezuelan registration YV1016, had an emergency landing in Curaçao after suffering landing gear failure.

Due to this minor incident, operations on the runway were temporarily on hold. The incident occurred on Sunday, December 18th at approximately 3:00 pm. No persons have been injured. The incident was being investigated by the Curaçao Civil Aviation Authority.

When the investigation was finalized and the plane removed, the runway was reopened for arriving and departing planes.

Photo credit: Bea Moedt

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