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'I need a beer!' Rapper Post Malone recounts harrowing flight after wheels fly off his plane

'I need a beer!' Rapper Post Malone recounts harrowing flight after wheels fly off his plane
Rapper Post Malone said he desperately needed a beer when the wheels flew off his plane Tuesday. (Evan Agostini / Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Rapper Post Malone nearly died in a plane crash — somebody get him a drink.

The bad boy musician, whose plane had to make an emergency landing after its wheels flew off Tuesday, seemed rattled, but unbowed after he disembarked.

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“I hate flying in general. I don’t even know what to say, man. I’m shook,” the rapper, whose real name is Austin Richard Post, told TMZ in a brief interview moments after getting off his hobbled Gulfstream IV. “We’re here...we’re here on earth and I need a beer. And some wine at the same time.”

Post Malone’s plane was forced to circle in the air for nearly five hours Tuesday after it departed from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey and lost two of its tires after takeoff.

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The plane managed to make an emergency landing at Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, N.Y., at 3:45 p.m., after pilots burned more than 3,000 gallons of excess fuel.

There were 15 people on the plane, including Malone and his entourage.

The rapper credited the pilots’ resolve in getting the plane on the ground.

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“There’s one hell of a team on that aircraft,” he said.

Fans of the MTV Video Awards winner — who took home a “Moon Man” for song of the year and closed out the show with 21 Savage and Aerosmith on Monday night — cheered as they watched his plane land safely. Others on social media said they didn’t know who the 23-year-old musician was — with some joking about his possible death.

After landing, Malone took to Twitter to blast his critics.

“I landed guys,” he tweeted. “Thank you for your prayers. Can't believe how many people wished death on me on this website.

“F--- you. But not today,” he joked.

Despite the harrowing ordeal, Post Malone is still expected to make a trans-Atlantic flight to England, where he is scheduled to perform at the Reading Festival on Friday.

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