Sunday 29 March, 2020

Local plane crash investigation heads overseas

A total of three persons died in the tragedy.

Director General of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA), Nari Williams-Singh has reported that the engine  of the plane was shipped overseas last month.

The director general advised, however, that it could take up to a year before the overall probe into the crash is completed.

Two students and their flight instructor died after the plane crashed into an abandoned house and burst into flames. One of the three persons survived the crash initially, but later succumbed to injuries in hospital.

The plane reportedly developed mechanical difficulties just after taking off at the nearby Tinson Pen Aerodrome.




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