Earlier this morning, a plane carrying 16 passengers took off from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey headed to London. Upon takeoff, the plane blew two of its tires and began circling in the air, requesting permission to make an emergency landing at an Orange County, New York airport. One of the plane’s passengers is reportedly Post Malone, whose presence aboard the aircraft has made the news a national hot topic.
The plane circled in the air above the airport for nearly 3 hours in an effort to burn excess fuel before landing.
The pilot had zero issues landing the plane safely and everyone is expected to deboard with no injuries.
LIVE NOW: A London-bound plane that left Teterboro Airport this morning with two blown tires is being diverted to New York Stewart International Airport in Orange County. UPDATE: According to unconfirmed reports, rapper Post Malone and his entourage are on the plane. They were reportedly headed to London for a concert.UPDATE: Private jet that blew 2 tires on takeoff from New Jersey on flight to England makes safe emergency landing in New York.READ MORE: https://cbsloc.al/2Ppj0qu
Posted by CBS New York on Tuesday, August 21, 2018