Six people are reportedly injured after a Toronto-bound flight made an emergency landing in Guyana, according to airline officials.
Early Friday, Cheddi Jagan International Airport reported that a Fly Jamaica aircraft carrying 128 individuals, including 120 passengers and eight crew members, made an emergency landing at the Georgetown Airport.
At a local press conference, it was announced that there were 82 Canadians on board.
Officials said that the injuries are non-life threatening, and those injured are being treated at Diamond Hospital.
More pictures from the scene of the Fly Jamaica Boeing 757 aircraft at Georgetown Cheddi Jagan Int'l Airport.
Six passengers were injured, those injuries are reported not life threatening. pic.twitter.com/T7rdMeXL7R
— Flight Alerts (@FlightAlerts_) November 9, 2018
The flight, which was heading to Pearson Airport, experienced some technical difficulties and had to return to CJIA.
Fly Jamaica released a statement confirming that flight OJ256 “suffered an accident on landing.”
“We are providing local assistance and will release further information as soon as it is available,” they said.