Jamaica Breaking News, Trelawny: The day long search for a missing chartered plane which disappeared off the Airport radars, after flying over a section of Trelawny on Thursday afternoon, May 3, ended in demise on Friday, May 4, after the search teams spotted pieces of the wreckage in bushes in the parish.
Our news team learnt that shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, a JDF search helicaptor spotted bits of the wreckage in deep bushes at a section of the parish known as Georgia.
They then alerted the ground troops, who proceeded to the location which was situated on the border of Duncans and Clarkes Town both in Trelawny.
Upon reaching the location, we came upon a large team of JDF soldiers and police officers who had cordoned off the area. Also, we could see bits and pieces of the airplane scattered all over the bushes.
One police officer told our news team that bits and pieces of flesh, which are believed to be body parts of the pilot and the other two passengers were scattered all over the bushes.
We also learnt that the small aircraft had three persons on board which includes the pilot, along with another man who is also believed to be a pilot and an aircraft mechanic.
The deceased pilot who was at the helm of the craft reportedly just recently got married.
The police have reported that shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, the chartered flight took off from the Donald Sangster’s International Airport in Montego Bay destined for the Tinson Pen AirDrome. It is further stated that, the chartered jet had three passengers along with the pilot on board.
On reaching a section of the parish of Trelawny, in the regions of Duncans, the aircraft disappeared off the radar. The Sangster’s Airport Tower and the police at that point mentioned that they feared the worst .
Their fears that the plane crashed somewhere in the Amazon regions of Duncans came to reality on Friday .
The search parties maintained guard overnight at the wreckage site because the forensic officers and other Aviation investigators were hampered by the light of day on Friday.
By Henry Bucknor