Pilot, Cop survive plane crash

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The Guyana Defence Force (GDF), the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and other officials are searching for a single engine Cessna aircraft which crashed in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) on Monday evening.

Director General of the GCAA, Egbert Field told the News Room that the aircraft was transporting a body from another part of the country when it went down.

News Room understands that the plane crashed in Canal Number Two.

Field also confirmed that the pilot and a police officer who were onboard are alive.

Additional details will be provided as it becomes available.

Editor’s note: This article previously stated that the second person onboard the aircraft was a GDF rank but it was later confirmed that the second person was a police officer.

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