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    Six Injured After Boeing Jet Crash-Lands at Guyana Airport (PHOTOS)

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    The Fly Jamaica Airways plane, en route to Toronto with 126 people on board, suffered a hydraulic problem soon after takeoff, and was forced to make an emergency landing at Guyana's Cheddi Jagan Airport.

    According to reports, six passengers were injured when a Fly Jamaica Boeing 757 was forced to make an emergency landing at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan Airport.

    ​While making the emergency landing, the plane overran the runway and stopped moving when it collided with a large sand barrier near a ditch.

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    Emergency services were immediately sent to the plane and were able to get all passengers and crew members out.

    According to Ghana's Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson, six passengers were injured, but the injuries of the passengers are not life-threatening.

    After the incident, the airport was briefly closed, but it was later re-opened.


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