Fly Jamaica plane crash-lands at Cheddi Jagan Airport, six injured

Multiple Passengers Injured After A Toronto Bound Plane Crash Landed Due To

A Boeing jetliner carrying 126 people crash-landed at the airport in Guyana's capital Georgetown on Friday, injuring six people, the transport minister said.

"They are all stable and are being looked at", Patterson said, adding that all the passengers and crew on board had been accounted for with "no reports of any broken bones or such".

It says the Boeing 757 aircraft with 118 adults and two infants on board was forced to return to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport minutes after departing for Canada because of technical difficulties and overran the airstrip.

An airline spokesman said the plane reported a hydraulic failure emergency shortly after taking off.

"Then the plane swerved to the right and the right wing was flapping and it ripped apart away from the main fuselage", he said.

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Six of the 128 people aboard the plane, including crewmembers, were injured in the crash, the minister of public infrastructure, David Patterson, said as cited by local media.

Fly Jamaica issued the following statement: "We can confirm that Air Jamaica flight OJ256 bound for Toronto has returned to Georgetown with a technical problem and has suffered an accident on landing".

"I am all safe, but shaking", he wrote in a Facebook post.

Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, Egbert Field, said the pilots of the aircraft had not yet been interviewed but the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder had been removed from the wrecked plane and sent to the United States for analysis. The US National Transportation Safety Board was alerted.

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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