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Boeing 737 breaks up on landing in Guyana

Other News Materials 30 July 2011 19:57
A Caribbean Airlines aeroplane broke apart during its landing in the Guyanese capital of Georgetown Saturday
Boeing 737 breaks up on landing in Guyana

A Caribbean Airlines aeroplane broke apart during its landing in the Guyanese capital of Georgetown Saturday. No deaths were reported, the airline said.

It was initially unclear how many people sustained injuries in the crash, dpa reported.

The accident occurred when the Boeing 737-800 attempted to land at Cheddi Jaggan International Airport, 40 kilometres south of Georgetown. According to media reports, there were about 140 passengers on board.

The airline said the plane was flying between Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, and Georgetown. But media reported that the plane had departed from New York City.

Caribbean Airlines is headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago.

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