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Oscar Derby leaving Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority

Published:Thursday | July 18, 2013 | 7:45 AM

The director general of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, lieutenant colonel Oscar Derby is to demit office next month.

Our source says Colonel Derby is to take up a similar post in Curacao.

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Colonel Derby has been the head of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority since 2008.

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Under his leadership, the Authority has had to deal with two major international incidents.

The first was the attempted hijacking of a Canadian airliner by a Jamaican in Montego Bay, St James, in February 2009 followed by an accident involving an American Airlines flight in Kingston in December of the same year.


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