Training flight makes emergency landing

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An Air Services Limited training flight Monday afternoon made an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, a Civil Aviation Authority official said.

“The landing gear was damaged on landing,” GCAA Consultant, Howard Mc Calla told Demerara Waves Online News. Neither the pilot nor the trainee was injured.

The single-engine Cessna’s nose under-carriage, he said, was damaged.

Fire fighters, who are based at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, assisted with rescue efforts.

Efforts to contact Air Services Limited’s executive, Annette Arjoon were unsuccessful.

This story was first published by Demerara Waves.

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About: Wayne Farley

Wayne Farley is a safety evangelist who has 30 years of experience in the aviation industry with many of those years spent as an air traffic controller in aerodrome, approach and area facilities. He is an aviation enthusiast and maintains an active blog.

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