Fly Jamaica crash lands in Guyana, several injured

Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport 6 people injured

The Fly Jamaica aircraft crashed upon landing at the CJIA.

It says the Boeing 757 aircraft was forced to return to Cheddi Jagan International Airport minutes after departing for Canada because of technical difficulties and overran the airstrip.

The runway at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has been opened for limited use, allowing flights scheduled for departure this morning to leave.

The passengers included a crew of eight, two infants, two Jamaicans nationals, an American, 82 Canadians, 35 Guyanese, a Pakistani and the Trinidadian.

All passengers on board survived and six people suffered only minor injuries.

"The reports are of back pain and such, no reports of any broken bones", Minister Patterson said.

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The flight reportedly left Guyana at 2:10 am local time today and at 2:21 am, the pilot indicated an hydraulic problem, requesting permission to return.

"Where the aircraft veered off is about the exact same place the Caribbean Airlines (plane did)... so fortunately for us on this occasion, the extension (of the runway) was there so they were able to utilise the extension", Patterson said, adding that investigations into the matter had already started.

Pictures showed the plane had ground to a halt in the sand just short of a steep incline.

Bowen said 120 passengers and crew were on the plane.

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority is leading an investigation and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, which automatically assists with inquiries under worldwide rules, was notified, officials said.

Anyone seeking further information on relatives onboard the Fly Jamaica flight OJ256 can contact +592 600-7022 or +592 261-2281 -hotlines established at the airport.

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