Hard landing for Trans Guyana plane, no injuries

A Trans Guyana Britten Norman Islander aircraft `hard-landed’ during its approach at Kurupung Bottom airstrip, Region Seven, approximately 12:27 pm today. No injuries were report, a release from the Ministry of Works said today.

In aviation, a hard landing is an especially rapid or steep descent, the release noted.  Five persons, including the pilot, were on board the aircraft, which had departed from Ogle International Airport.

Zulficar Mohamed, Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) stated that the aircraft landed on the airstrip’s threshold resulting in damage to the left landing gear.

 

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