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  • Minister Falconer has confirmed preliminary reports that a plane crashed 14 miles North East of Portland, on Friday, September 5.
  • The Jamaican Government, she said, has dispatched a Search and Rescue Team and a military helicopter.
  • The Jamaican authorities are in constant touch with the United States (US) Southern Command.

Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, has confirmed preliminary reports that a plane crashed 14 miles North East of Portland, on Friday, September 5.

The Jamaican Government, she said, has dispatched a Search and Rescue Team and a military helicopter. “The Authorities are in constant touch with the United States (US) Southern Command, which we understand has also dispatched a rescue team,” Senator Falconer added.

The Minister will provide additional information as it becomes available.