TGA to seek foreign help if needed for crash probe

-company alarmed over emergency transmitter failures

The bodies of the two men who perished in Saturday’s crash of a Trans Guyana Airways (TGA) plane in the middle Mazaruni jungle were retrieved and brought to the city yesterday even as company officials expressed concern that the aircraft’s Emer-gency Locator Transmitter (ELT) was not triggered on impact.

“We pledge to do everything possible to determine the cause of this accident. We are fully cooperating with the local civil aviation authorities and we will request whatever international assistance may be required,” Chief Executive Officer of the Correia Group of Companies, Michael Correia told a news conference yesterday. TGA is part of the Correia Group.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident and company executives declined to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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