Guyana government receives report on Fly Jamaica incident

The Guyana government has received a copy of the report on last month’s Fly Jamaica crash landing incident at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Minister of State Joseph Harmon has said.

The plane, carrying 118 passengers and eight crew members, was forced to land on November 9 minutes after it had taken off for Canada.

The plane had on board 35 Guyanese, one Trinidadian, 82 Canadians, one Pakistani and 11 American citizens.

Six passengers suffered minor injuries and were treated at hospital. An elderly woman later died. Harmon said that the Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson had presented the report to Cabinet on Friday.

“Cabinet noted the report and expressed the wish that those persons injured would receive a speedy recovery,” he said.


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