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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.

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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.

Air Services Limited Plane Crash-Lands in Guyana

An Air Services Limited plane crash-landed at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Guyana, on March 27th.

The incident happened when Cessna 172 plane was performing a training flight.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot and a trainee; both of them remained unharmed.

Authorities said the plane’s landing gear sustained damage in the incident.

Travelspan Flight Returns to JFK for Emergency Landing

TravelSpanA Guyana-bound flight of Travelspan, operated by Vision Air, had to return to JFK International Airport, New York for emergency landing on the morning of July 15.

Chief Operations Manager at Travelspan Guyana, David Goberdhan, confirmed that the plane had to return to JFK, just two and a half hours after leaving the airport, because of “compression” problems with one of its engines.

The plane, a 767-300, landed safely and everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The aircraft was taken for examination by the airline’s mechanical and technical teams. Another aircraft was deployed to take the passengers to Guyana.

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