Firefighters questioned for allegedly stealing from crashed jet

The captain of the ill-fated Fly Jamaica Airlines jet that crash landed at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport alleged that several personal items were stolen from the plane, police said.

Police and fire officials  said at least nine firefighters were being questioned by investigators in connection with the reported theft.

Demerara Waves Online News reports that Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said the pilot reported losing cash and electronic devices. He said one of the fire fighters surrendered items and then the theft began unravelling. He said other items were found at the Timehri Fire Station. A crew member also claimed her items were stolen.

Gentle said the matter has been handed over to the police and stern action would be taken against those found culpable. “This is…

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