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LIAT aircraft lands safely in Barbados after main wheel failure

LIAT aircraft lands  safely in Barbados after main wheel failure

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A LIAT aircraft landed safely at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday after experiencing a main wheel failure.{{more}}

A release from LIAT said LI 774, travelling from Guyana to Barbados yesterday (Monday) morning, with 43 passengers on board, had a main wheel failure during takeoff.

“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 release said.

According to the release, 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.

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