Boe­ing 757 crash in Guyana in­jures 6

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BY BEN­JAMIN KATZ ( C ) 2018, BLOOMBERG NOV09,2018A Fly Ja­maica Air­ways Boe­ing jet en route to Toronto crash landed af­ter re­turn­ing to Guyana’s cap­i­tal af­ter a tech­ni­cal fault.

Fly Ja­maica’s flight OJ256 re­turned to George­town af­ter a tech­ni­cal prob­lem, the air­line said in a state­ment on its web­site, adding that it be­lieves all 118 pas­sen­gers and 8 crew mem­bers are safe.

The air­craft, a Boe­ing 757 ac­cord­ing Fligh­tradar 24, was bound for Toronto when it suf­fered a hy­draulic is­sue af­ter take-off, AFP re­ported cit­ing the na­tion’s in­fra­struc­ture min­is­ter, David Pat­ter­son. The jet crashed and skid­ded off the run­way, in­jur­ing six pas­sen­gers, ac­cord­ing to the re­port.

The plane is a sep­a­rate model to the 737 Max op­er­ated by Lion Air that nose­dived into the ocean last week, killing pas­sen­gers and crew.

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