Fly Jamaica plane makes emergency landing

Fly Jamaica Airways

CMC – A Fly Jamaica plane with more than 100 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) early on Friday morning.

The 757 Boeing aircraft was 45 minutes into the flight to Canada when it encountered difficulties and the pilot deciding to return to the CJIA with the aircraft coming to a stop have encountering a heavy bank of sand at the far end of the airstrip.

Initial reports said that at least five people were injured and taken to hospital.

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All the passengers have been evacuated and the police and security officials have since cordoned off the area.

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