A Caribbean Airlines plane has crashed at Guyana’s busiest airport resulting in minor injuries amongst a few of the 150 passengers onboard.
The Boeing 737-800 flight BW523 en route from the Port of Spain, Trinidad to Georgetown Guyana crashed and broke in two, according to reports.
Bharrat Jadgdeo, President of Guyana stated that plane had overshot the runway at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, according to AP news agency reported.
Passengers who sustained injuries are being treated in hospital in the capital, Georgetown.
According to a statement from the airline “Caribbean Airlines immediately activated its emergency response programme and is in direct contact with the relevant authorities. The airline’s primary concern at this time is for those on board the aircraft and their families.”
Further details of the incident will be released as soon as more information is available.
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