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Updated on May 26, 2020 1:13 am
Updated on May 26, 2020 1:13 am
Updated on May 26, 2020 1:13 am

Virgin Aircraft Lands Safely After Reporting Tyre Pressure Issue

A Virgin Atlantic flight with 253 persons on board landed safely at Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport (HIA) Sunday afternoon, after a report that the aircraft had experienced a tyre pressure problem.

Emergency officials told St Lucia Times that the Saint Lucia Fire Service was alerted and was on standby.

Police also diverted road traffic heading to the airport, resulting in a backup of cars and other vehicles.

Traffic diversion

The Virgin Atlantic flight, originally scheduled to land in Saint Lucia about 1:30 pm, eventually touched down about 2.00 pm much to the relief of passengers who burst into applause, persons on board told St Lucia Times.

“The flight was good – except for the landing,” passenger Michael Speakman told St Lucia Times.

“It was very windy and they had to go around again. Then there was something wrong with the tyres which happened both in Saint Lucia and at Gatwick; but everything else was good,” Speakman said.

He disclosed that the passengers on board were a bit anxious.

“The Captain came on and said there was a lot of wind and he had to go around,” Speakman explained.

He stated that the captain spoke about the tyre pressure problem only after the aircraft landed on its second attempt, the first having been aborted apparently as a result of strong cross-winds.

Speakman was of the opinion that had the captain announced the problem before, it would have ‘freaked people out.’

Another passenger, Darby Etienne, said that the flight was ‘great’ until the Virgin Atlantic aircraft reached Saint Lucia air space.

“The landing had to be aborted because of the strong  Eastern winds,” Etienne told St Lucia Times.

“The captain was quite funny – he told us he was taking us on a roller coaster,” he recalled.

Etienne said that passengers were happy to have concluded their journey to Saint Lucia safely.

“There was a great round of applause when he finally landed,” he recalled.

According to Etienne, engineers had to check the plane’s tyre pressure after it landed.

“It was not towed in because the engineer verified that it was good enough for the aircraft to be driven to its final landing spot.”



  1. Guess if things had really gone wrong they would take the people to the horse racing track since St.Judes not ready.

  2. 07/15/2019
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    The father says: I do not stand by quietly as others abuse you, but I will pay them to their faces; therefore, intercede for them. Intercede for them that I may bless you. My children, do you not see; obedience is the key to all you receive from me. I am willing to give you so much more than you have, yet you do not obey me as you should. The world you live in is full of pleasures and temptations, but my word is filled with treasures that last forever. Each day, you must choose whom you will serve, whom you will obey. Be mindful my children, that soon you will be with me here in heaven and will receive whatever reward you have earned. Whatever the fruits of your doing are, that is what you will enjoy for all eternity. I withhold no good thing from those who seek to do my will at all times.
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    The Lord is saying that: there are people in the churches, in the pulpits, the choir, the church boards, (church in general), who claim to know him but do not have a personal relationship with him, his spirit does not dwell in their hearts and they need to learn how to build a relationship with him, so he can dwell in their hearts. Repent now, pray without ceasing, read his word daily and speak to him as your best friend or father. Do not hesitate to do this as his judgments have already begun. The end of everything has begun.
    Credit to Brother Shomrim, may God bless and protect you my, brother.
    – God’s messenger, chosen vessel and prophet to the world.

  3. Praise God, nothing happened. Because we would be in deep ****. Bad health care. What would we have done Mr. PM, . Take care of our health care

  4. Such a sad shame as both political parties have failed the people as it relates to health care

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