Hummingbird Air cancels all flights following crash landing

Hummingbird Air, the small regional carrier in the Eastern Caribbean has canceled all flights following an incident in St. Lucia early Sunday.

A release from the US Virgin Islands based airline stated that the incident involved one of the airline’s planes, that reportedly encountered difficulty and veered off the runway.

“There was an incident involving a Hummingbird Air aircraft on landing at the George F. L. Charles airport in Castries, St. Lucia this morning November 8, 2015. The only soul on board was the pilot who was unharmed.”

The release added that the company has launched an internal investigation to determine the cause of the incident.

“Hummingbird Air has taken the decision to cancel all passenger flights until further notice.”

The airline says more information will be provided as it becomes available.

The Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) is also investigating the incident .

 

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