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Hummingbird Air has decided to cancel all passenger flights until further notice.

A release sent to Dominica News Online (DNO) by the airline states that the decision was taken following an incident which occurred in St. Lucia this morning involving one of the airline’s aircraft.

” There was an incident involving a Hummingbird Air aircraft on landing at the George F. L. Charles airport in Castries, St. Lucia this morning November 8, 2015. The only soul on board was the pilot who was unharmed. The company has launched an internal investigation to determine the cause of this incident,”  the release states.

It added “Hummingbird Air has taken the decision to cancel all passenger flights until further notice.”

The airline has said that more information will be provided as it becomes available.

Dominica News Online has learned that the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) is also investigating the incident in which the aircraft is reported to have encountered difficulty and veered off the runway.