Light Aircraft Crashes in Ogle

A Piper Aztec aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Ogle Airport today. The American registered airctraft, N27FT, was in Guyana to conduct surveys with regards to the Amelia Hydroproject Road. Both pilots perished when it crashed into a house shortly after 3 p.m. The house was completely destroyed. The pilot was identified as Pierre Angiel, the 71-year-old director of a Miami mapping company called Angiel Envirosafe Inc.

Ogle Airport was recently buzzing with activities to mark the 100th anniversary of aviation in Guyana.