Reports emerging out of Georgetown, Guyana are that six passengers who were aboard a Fly Jamaica aircraft are in hospital receiving treatment.
The passengers were hurt when the aircraft made an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana around 3 o’clock Friday morning.
Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson, says the passengers are being treated at the Diamond Regional Hospital.
Minister Patterson says the passengers are in stable condition. He says there’re no reports of broken bones or serious injury.
Fly Jamaica says 118 passengers who were aboard the plane and all crew members are believed to be safe.
The plane was bound for Toronto, Canada from Georgetown but was forced to return to the Guyanese capital when it suffered technical difficulties. No deaths have been reported.
Meanwhile, the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, JCAA in Kingston says it’s been briefed on the accident.
A major investigation is now underway into the accident, which resulted in extensive damage to the plane.
Director General of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, JCCA, Nari Williams Singh, spoke to our news center.
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