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Fly Jamaica Airways Flight Returns to Georgetown After Hydraulic Failure, Overshoots Runway

Fly Jamaica Airways flight OJ-256 had to return and make an emergency landing in Georgetown, Guyana, on November 9th.

The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Toronto, Canada, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic failure.

The plane suffered a runway excursion on landing. Passengers were evacuated via slides. Six people sustained minor injuries and were taken to a hospital.

Caribbean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at JFK Airport

Caribbean Airlines flight BW-527 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on October 8th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Georgetown, Guyana, but had to turn back due to a flaps problem.

The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Small Plane Crashed in Texas; Fatalities Feared

A small plane crashed between Granger and Taylor in Texas, on April 9th.

Authorities said the eight-seater twin-engine turboprop went down near FM 1331. The plane had taken off from Georgetown airport.

According to Department of Public Safety Trooper D.L. Wilson, “There are going to be fatalities…We just can’t confirm or deny how many are in there until we get it under control down there.”

Twin-Engine Plane Crash-Lands in Kentucky; 4 Injured

A small plane crash-landed near the runway of Georgetown-Scott County Airport, Georgetown, Kentucky, on the night of August 1.

The the twin-engine Beechcraft King Air plane was attempting an emergency landing when it crash-landed. All 4 people aboard sustained injuries and were taken to hospitals.

The injured were identified as the pilot Mark Conrad and his pasengers Ron Absher, Aaron Conrad and Jonathan Absher.

The FAA is investigating.

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