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Still no evidence of 'crashed' aircraft off St Elizabeth coast – JDF

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2016 | 2:51 PM

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) says there is still no physical evidence that an aircraft crashed off the coast of St Elizabeth yesterday afternoon. 

The JDF's civil-military cooperation officer, Major Basil Jarrett told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre that the search resumed this morning. 

However, he says despite the reports from civilians which prompted the search, search and rescue teams have found no evidence so far. 

 

JDF civil-military cooperation officer, Major Basil Jarrett

Major Jarrett says he's not sure how long the search will last for. 

The JDF reportedly received news of a downed craft about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon.

In 2014, a plane crashed off the coast of Portland killing two people.