BREAKING: Star Musician Is Stranded Mid-Air On A Private Jet After Both Wheels Blew Off

Jena Greene | Reporter

Star rapper and award-winning musician Post Malone is stranded on a private jet above Long Island Sound.

Post Malone, real name Austin Richard Post, was bound on a Gulfstream IV private plane for London after attending the VMAs in New York City on Monday night. (RELATED: This Rapper Just Got The Stupidest Face Tattoo Ever)

“Malone and his team left from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey Tuesday headed to London,” TMZ reports. “A law enforcement source at Teterboro tells us the private plane’s tires blew off during takeoff and the pilot circled back around to perform an emergency landing.”

Below is emergency ATC audio obtained by TMZ:

The plane is circling the Connecticut coast in an attempt to run the 3,700-gallon fuel tank empty before it’s forced to make a crash landing. This practice is standard in most intentional jet crashes so as to minimize a potential fuel fire once the plane hits the ground.

The Gulf Stream is expected to attempt its crash landing in Westfield, Massachusetts. There are 16 people aboard the jet.

We will update the story as more details come out.

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