CAL flight from Guyana to NY diverted to Bahamas over engine issue

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) this morning said that that flight BW 526 yesterday bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York from Guyana, diverted to Nassau, The Bahamas due to a mechanical issue with one of its engines.

CAL said that there were 134 passengers and 7 crew on board.

“The flight landed safely at 10.51 p.m. and was met by airport services. The aircraft taxied to a gate where customers and crew deplaned normally.

“The aircraft has been withdrawn from service and all appropriate inspections and procedures are in progress to return it to service in good time.

“Caribbean Airlines assures all stakeholders that safety is our number one priority and thanks its valued customers for their continued support and understanding”, CAL said.