Independent probe ongoing into crash landing of Fly Jamaica plane

-Patterson tells House

The Fly Jamaica plane after the crash landing

In addition to the accident investigation being conducted by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) into the November 9th crash landing by a Fly Jamaica Airlines plane at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri, a team comprising mainly international experts is also conducting an independent probe, Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson said on Monday.

Patterson, who made the disclosure during a statement to the National Assembly, also provided preliminary findings, which included the fact that the pilot at no point declared that there was an emergency.

Toronto, Canada-bound Fly Jamaica flight OJ 256 returned to CJIA after experiencing hydraulic issues but crash landed. Ten passengers were taken to the hospital soon after. An eleventh person, Rookhia Kalloo, 86, was subsequently hospitalised with a fractured skull several days later and died…..

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