Post Malone’s Emergency Plane Landing Was Caused By Blown Tires Due To Weight

12:35 PM 06/12/2019 | Editorial

David Hookstead | Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

Musician Post Malone’s plane had to make an emergency landing last August on a flight bound for London due to a massive weight issue.

The entertainment world watched in horror as the popular singer flew around with blown out landing gear, and now we know what caused the massive panic. (RELATED: Here’s What A Superstar Musician Had To Say After Surviving Scary Emergency Plane Landing)

TMZ reported the following on the FFA’s report Wednesday:

As for why the tires blew … the FAA says Post’s plane was way too heavy — 12 passengers, 2 pilots, 1 flight attendant and tons of baggage — and the flight crew ignored safety procedures after the first landing by only waiting 20-30 minutes before taking off again, hardly enough time to allow the plane’s brakes to cool down.

Tire maintenance wasn’t the only problem … the plane itself was overdue for a maintenance check by 50 hours. 

How does something like this happen? As somebody who has flown a decent amount, I feel like it’s pretty obvious you shouldn’t be flying with too much weight or without a proper

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