Plane runs off Monkey Mountain airstrip

Monkey Mountain Airstrip.

– no one seriously hurt

A BRITTEN Norman Islander plane crashed yesterday on landing at Monkey Mountain airstrip in Region 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) but no one was seriously hurt. Investigators from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) were said to have been dispatched to Monkey Mountain to determine what caused the aircraft bearing registration number 8R-GGY to run off the airstrip there,

Pilot in command Orlando Charles.
Pilot in command Orlando Charles.

a release from the GCAA said.
The incident occurred around 9:50 am yesterday and luckily the pilot Orlando Charles and another passenger were reportedly not seriously injured. However, the release stated, the twin engine aircraft was badly damaged but to what extent will be known on the completion of the investigator’s report.
The aircraft left Ogle International Airport and made stops at Omai and Mahadia before heading to Monkey Mountain when the incident occurred, the release added. The aircraft is owned by Domestic Airways.