The cowling panel of an almost-new Caribbean Airlines (BW) ATR72 became detached during takeoff on flight BW300 bound from Piarco (POS) to for Caracas Friday morning. The aircraft returned to POS “without incident,” under normal power. The cowling panel detached at about VR (rotation speed), BW said. After the aircraft landed the runway was briefly shut down before the aircraft - on the authorization of the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority - was moved to a BW ...

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