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Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Private jet emergency: Post Malone's private plane will make an emergency landing in Massachusetts after blowing two tires during takeoff in New Jersey after his VMAs win

  • The plane carrying Post Malone and 15 of his entourage left Teterboro Airport in New Jersey at about 10.50am on Tuesday bound for London
  • Pilot of the Gulfstream IV jet reported blowing two tires during takeoff
  • Plane circled the airport for about 30 minutes before being diverted to Massachusetts to make an emergency landing
  • Flight was diverted to burn fuel in case the pilot potentially needs to crash land
  • Malone performed at the VMA awards in New York on Monday night and took home the song of the year award for Rockstar
Post Malone's private plane will make an emergency landing at an airport in Massachusetts after blowing two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport.
The plane carrying the rapper and 15 other passengers left Teterboro Airport around 10.50am on Tuesday bound for London
Authorities say the pilot of the Gulfstream IV jet quickly realized two of the tires had blown and circled the airport for about 30 minutes before the jet was diverted.
A plane carrying Post Malone (pictured on board prior to take off) will have to make an emergency landing inĂ‚ Massachusetts after blowing its tires taking off in New Jersey Tuesday
A plane carrying Post Malone (pictured on board prior to take off) will have to make an emergency landing in Massachusetts after blowing its tires taking off in New Jersey Tuesday
The plane carrying the rapper and 15 other passengers left Teterboro Airport around 10.50am on Tuesday bound for London. Instagram posts showed the rapper (above in red carrying a pillow) boarding the jet Tuesday morning
The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane was diverted to Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport in Westfield, Massachusetts.
The flight was diverted to burn fuel to make it safer in case the pilot needs to crash land.
The plane has about 3,700 gallons of fuel left to burn, according to air traffic control audio obtained by TMZ.
Flight trackers showed the plane circling over Stamford and Bridgeport in southern Connecticut shortly after 1pm.
Flight trackers showed the plane circling over Stamford and Bridgeport in southern Connecticut shortly after 1pm
Flight trackers showed the plane circling over Stamford and Bridgeport in southern Connecticut shortly after 1pm
Instagram posts from his entourage showed them on board the jet and taking off from the New Jersey airport prior to the incident
Malone performed at the VMA awards in New York on Monday night and took home the song of the year award for his hit Rockstar.
He boarded the plane bound for London after a heavy night of partying.
Instagram posts from his entourage showed them boarding the jet and taking off from the New Jersey airport. 
He was flying to perform at the Leeds and Reading Festivals this weekend in the UK.
Malone performed at the VMA awards in New York on Monday night and took home the song of the year award for his hit RockstarĂ‚ 
Malone performed at the VMA awards in New York on Monday night and took home the song of the year award for his hit Rockstar 

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