The Canada-bound plane was forced to return to Cheddi Jagan International Airport after experiencing technical problems
A Boeing 757 jet has crash-landed at Guyana airport moments after taking off, leaving six people injured.
Guyana plane crash: Fly Jamaica passengers injured after jet overshoots runway
The Fly Jamaica plane, bound for Toronto, suffered a hydraulic problem ten minutes after taking off from Georgetown airport at 2.10am and had to turn back.
But while coming into land it overshot the runway, went through a fence and ended up in a large pile of sand, tearing one of its wings and an engine off in the process.
Fly Jamaica Flight OJ256 was taking off from Georgetown, in Guyana, at 2.10am when it suffered a hydraulic fault and had to come back in for landing
The flight touched down at 2.53am but overshot the runway, crashing through a fence and ending up bogged down in a pile of sand
It comes two weeks after another Boeing jet crashed into the ocean off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 189 passengers and crew.
Moments before that crash, the pilot had reported problems with his Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and had asked to come back to the airport.