The Special Forces team then proceeded to the site on foot, reaching the plane they confirmed that the pilot, Imran Khan had been killed. At the time of the crash the pilot was the only person in the plane
The Director General, Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lieutenant Colonel, Egbert Field confirmed that the pilot was killed and his body will be brought out from the interior this morning.
The Air Services Limited (ASL) airplane crashed Sunday morning while it was travelling from Chi-Chi to Mahdia (Potaro-Siparuni), Region Eight.
The GCAA Director General said that the plane sent off an emergency ELT (emergency locator transmitter) just after 9:00 hours, a few miles north of Mahdia and shortly after the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Special Forces rescue team was deployed.
Investigations are ongoing.
(Adapted and Modified from GINA)