Fly Jamaica crash lands in Guyana, several injured

Boeing Jet Crash-Lands At Guyana Airport, 6 Injured: Minister

The runway was temporarily closed after a Fly Jamaica flight OJ256 crash landed at 02:53hrs on Friday.

'At this time, we believe that all 118 passengers and 8 crew members are safe.

Six people are reportedly injured after a Toronto-bound flight made an emergency landing in Guyana, according to airline officials.

It reports that there were 82 Canadians on board.

The Fly Jamaica Airways flight OJ 256 crashed at Georgetown Cheddi Jagan with 120 passengers including two infants on board.

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It returned to Georgetown's Cheddi Jagan International Airport just before 2am local time (6am GMT).

"Everyone was going insane, screaming, crying for their lives, everything", said passenger Invor Bedessee, describing how some people were injured getting off the flight.

A Boeing 757 jet has crash-landed at Guyana airport moments after taking off, leaving six people injured.

Boeing said it was looking into the incident.

Its right wing and engine were badly damaged.

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They were taken to hospital. Canadian citizens can contact consular officials at +592-227-2081.

All Canadian passengers aboard a Toronto-bound flight with a mechanical problem escaped injury when their plane skidded off the runway at Guyana's main global airport, federal officials said Friday.

Guyana's civil aviation authority is investigating. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) of the United States has been informed as well.

It is not known exactly what caused the problem with the Fly Jamaica plane, which was a 757-200 model.

A spokesperson for Fly Jamaica said it is providing local assistance for its passengers and "will furhter release information as soon as it is available".

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