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No Venezuelan connection in helicopter disappearance says GDF Chief


Brigadier Omar Khan, Chief of Employees of the Guyana Defence Pressure (GDF), has clarified in a latest media convention that there is no such thing as a proof indicating Venezuelan plane involvement within the disappearance of a GDF helicopter. 

Particulars of the lacking plane

The lacking plane was a Bell 412 Helicopter, registered as 8R-AYA.

It was reported lacking round 11:20 am after departing from Base Camp Ayanganna for Arau, close to the western border with Venezuela, at about 9:20 am. 

The helicopter’s Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) sign was detected 30 miles east of Arau.

Final recognized location over Guyanese territory

Studies are that the helicopter, carrying seven males, was final positioned over Guyanese territory, roughly 30 miles from the Venezuelan border. 

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The people aboard have been recognized by Khan as Lieutenant Colonel Michael Charles, Retired Brigadier Gary Beaton, Lieutenant Colonel Sean Welcome, Lieutenant Andio Michael Crawford, Sergeant Jason Khan, Corporal Dwayne Jackson, and Colonel Michael Shahoud.

Skilled pilot and difficult circumstances

Studies are that the helicopter, piloted by the veteran airman Lieutenant Colonel Michael Charles, with over 40 years of flying expertise, was navigating via a mountainous and densely forested space below wet and overcast circumstances.

Potentialities of the ELT set off

Khan talked about that the activation of the ELT might be on account of a crash touchdown or manually by the crew. 

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He stays looking forward to a constructive end result, highlighting the excessive caliber of the officers on board.

In depth search and rescue efforts

The search and rescue mission is leveraging all out there assets and searching for extra assist from Guyana’s regional allies. 

The world being searched is sparsely populated, posing challenges to the operation.

Choice to fly in antagonistic climate

When questioned by the media in regards to the determination to fly in unfavorable climate, Khan expressed confidence in his officers’ judgment, suggesting that they might have fastidiously thought-about all components earlier than embarking on the flight



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