Caribbean Airlines Jet Crashes at Guyana Airport



Caribbean Airlines jet crashes on landing at Guyana Airport

Caribbean Airlines Jet from N.Y. crashes in Guyana; no deaths

Cheers to screams as jet from NY crashes in Guyana

Miraculous escape for 163 on board plane…

Several passengers injured…
A Caribbean Airlines flight crashed on landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana about 01:30 this morning. The aircraft literally ran out of the runway and crashed through the perimeter fence before falling to the roadway beyond the fence. It broke in two, the break occurring in the area that accommodates the first class cabin.

5 thoughts on “Caribbean Airlines Jet Crashes at Guyana Airport”

  1. Huge scare for 163 aboard CAL aircraft

    35 of 163 on board injured as CAL plane crashes in Guyana

    ‘I did my best to save lives’
    Trinidadian pilot Fareed Dean, who crash-landed an Air Caribbean Boeing 737-800 at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport early yesterday morning, told relatives in Trinidad that poor visibility due to heavy rainfall resulted in the aircraft over-shooting the runway, but insisted he did his best to prevent the loss of lives.

    Passengers’ safety pilot’s priority

    she thought she would die

    Five ‘Trinis’ on crashed jet

    PM, team visit site

    Thank God for his mercies
    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has described as “a miracle” the crash of a Caribbean Airlines plane at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana early yesterday.

    Hotel group ‘ready to support’
    President of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association Michelle Palmer-Keizer has noted with great concern the incident yesterday morning involving the Caribbean Airlines aircraft operating as Flight BW523, en route from Port of Spain to Georgetown, Guyana, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

    CAL still gets thumbs up from passengers left stranded at Piarco

    Moonilal, Cadiz assist Guyana Aviation

    Ex-CEO: High safety standards at CAL

    BWIA/CAL has good track record

    Miraculous escape
    WE were shocked to learn of the crash-landing of a Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) Boeing 737-800 aircraft at 1.30 am yesterday at Cheddi Jagan Airport, Georgetown, Guyana. The plane broke in two.

  2. It was a stunning sight
    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday described the crashed Caribbean Airlines aircraft as a “stunning sight” that was really heart-rending to see, especially in the daylight.

    Captain hailed a hero

    Thank God, we’re alive!
    Whatever the cause of the crash landing of Caribbean Airlines flight BW 523 early Saturday morning, passenger Noel Elliott, who suffered a broken leg said, “The pilot did well. He really did well.”

    Nicholas: US$500 ‘comfort allowance’ for passengers

    CAL crew must stay put for questioning

    CAL pilots off roster pending probe
    The two Caribbean Airlines (CAL) pilots involved in Saturday’s runway mishap at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport at Timehri in Guyana have been taken off the company’s roster.

    Kamla: Plane’s tail must stay put

    Guyana reconsiders removing tail section
    Kamla: You don’t tamper with evidence

    Pilots: Poor visibility at Guyana airport
    THE FACILITIES at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport at Guyana will come under scrutiny among many possible factors that pushed Flight BW 523 to overshoot the runway after years of complaints from pilots and flight attendants.

    Lack of equipment exposed at crash site
    A palpable lack of equipment, especially mobile field lights, exposed deficiencies in Guyana’s response to the crash…

    Guyana working to upgrade landing system

    A repeat of history
    FOR THE woman in charge of the team of flight attendants aboard Flight BW523, last Saturday’s events, which saw a CAL Boeing 737-800 overshoot the runway of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, was a repeat of history.

    CAL’s safety record intact—PM

    Accidents involving Boeing 737-800 planes

    Despite ‘defective claims’ Boeing’s production to increase

    Minister: Report on BY 523 ready soon

    Flying public should be comforted

    Get to the bottom of CAL crash

  3. 1st..thank the lord.for being at the controls…cal is one of the saftest airlines in the world…great track record…I will always travel with cal…(the lady who said she does not want to hear that word an will not travel to guyana with that airline….look for GUYANA AIRWAYS….lady..caribbean airlines is ………THE BEST…..

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