Guyana Blames Crash on Mexican Aviation Regulators

June 4, 2018
Authority Chairman Capt. Lawrence London says crass overloading of that plane has now forced the Guyanese authority to move to retrain and certify ground handling crew to ensure they comply with regulations and ramp inspections.

The head of Guyana’s Civil Aviation Authority Wednesday blamed Mexican regulators for not acting fast enough on safety breaches information supplied to them from Guyana about the Boeing 737-200, which crashed in Cuba earlier this month saying warnings were contained in information supplied to the Mexicans.

Authority Chairman Capt. Lawrence London, told this publication that once Guyanese regulators began zeroing on alleged infractions of regulations including clear overloading of the aircraft flying between Guyana and Cuba, the Mexicans should have increased monitoring of the operators of the plane immediately.

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