Plane crash pilot, passenger released from hospital

The pilot of Saturday’s crashed airplane and its pregnant passenger have both been released from hospital.

Shamica Monroe, who is five months pregnant, was one of three passengers in the Fenix Airways Inc 206 Cessna piloted by Raul Seecharran, which crashed at Ogle International Airport on Saturday, shortly after take-off.

Monroe had complained of back pain as a result of the crash but her condition was said to be stable on Saturday.

When Stabroek News spoke to Administrative and Finance Manager of Fenix Airways Inc Eddie Doolal yesterday, he said Seecharran was in the process of discussing the circumstances surrounding the accident with the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, which is investigating.

Around 9 am on Saturday, the aircraft which was destined for Kato, Region 8, crashed. Along with its passengers, the aircraft was carrying freight.

Airport spokesman Kit Nascimento said that “the plane, belonging to Fenix Airways Inc bearing registration number 8R-MML, during the course of take-off came back down onto the runway and veered off to the left… and eventually flipped over on its back.”

The other two passengers sustained minor injuries and were treated and sent away on the same day.

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