Unauthorised Charter Flight Carrying 218 Indians and Uzbeks Lands in Jamaica


JAMAICA GLEANER: Scores of Indians, who arrived in Jamaica on Thursday without proper documentation, are currently in the departure lounge of the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston awaiting flight clearance to leave.

This after the group of 220 Indians, German crew members and at least one French citizen landed in Jamaica on chartered flight XG201 from Cairo International Airport in Egypt.

The flight transited through Dubai.

The USC GmbH carrier in which they arrived is registered in Germany and operated by USC Aero, a company founded in 2020 by airline professionals.

The Gleaner was unable to reach Nari Singh, director general of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, for comment on Monday.

Sources who spoke with The Gleaner on Saturday confirmed that the majority of the Indians were headed to Nicaragua, while some were destined for Canada.

The Gleaner was told that the group was scheduled to arrive and stay in the island for five days before departing for the intended destinations.

They were housed at the ROK Hotel in downtown Kingston at their expense, but under the supervision of immigration officers and the police.

Gleaner sources say the Indians were allowed to leave the hotel daily.

“We didn’t consider them high risk,” one source said.

It is not clear whether all the passengers who arrived on Thursday will be on the departing flight.

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  1. Hopefully our own Head of the Immigration Department Katrina Yearwood will have made a note of the possibilities of this happening here, especially after the absolute chaos that ensued after NigerianAirlines fiasco.

    I WOULD … 🤔


  2. Why is this country always in the news for the wrong reason? Time for this government to go.

  3. But@Brix.
    That very fiasco was aucastrated by that very same leader that is in Nigeria Right now coluding with the same corrupt business men, so yes it will certainly happen again, so don’t hold your breath good sir.

    Antigua has a leader that is as corrupt as they come, and many who are close to him fully well know he’s taking hush money when he goes abroad dancing before and conspiring with these corrupt business men and leaders in his conniving self..

    Oh the tangle web we weave.

    Our best hope is for them to be outstead in 2028/9, so let’s stick to that, because we are waisting our breath on this joker.

    • Good day @ Islanman26,

      Like you, many of us are holding out until 2028, however, with Prime Minister Gaston Browne playing “Wack-A-Mole” in trying to keep transparency and accountability at bay, I personally feel that he’ll be gone before then. Hopefully!

      His cronies will support him; Gastonites just adore him; and the Members of Cabinet will always back him, but I STRONGLY feel that there’s something we have all overlooked that may trip him up.

      Maybe banking deposits allegedly owed, the rumours of family land banking, or even the missing $1 million dollars from Barbuda hurricane Irma fund (that’s more than 6 years now).


      Anyway, however which way you look at it, the tide is definitely turning.

  4. @islanman26

    I agree wit you big time. It’s a set a corrupt man behind dis yah Air Peace foolishness.

    Dem need fe move go way wit dem bag a corruption mi yute.

  5. Brixtonian writing responses to his own posts as usual. What a sad, lonely life.

    • I love it, I’m absolutely addicted to reading and writing sup.

      Try it sometime.

      People like you can NEVER respond to what I’ve actually written, but you seem to take some sort of WEIRD comfort on trying to belittle with ignorant soundbites that mean absolutely nothing to the well educated.

      Choose a topic (any topic) of your choice **** Debt, and I’ll take you down.

      Brixtonian, ocer 3,000 books and counting.


      BTW, thanks for responding 😁

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