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The Bodies of Larry & Jane Glazer Have Been Recovered

The remains of the couple, Larry and Jane Glazer, who were involved in an aircraft crash approximately 19 miles north of Port Antonio, Jamaica, on September 5, 2014 have been recovered. A joint release from the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) and the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) said the operation came to a close on Monday, January 19. According to ...

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Minor 3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Portland

The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies has confirmed that a minor earthquake was felt in the Long Bay area of Portland early this morning. The earthquake, magnitude 3.5, occurred about 6:20 am, the Unit reported. Residents from the communities of Manchioneal, Long Bay and Kensington said that the earthquake lasted for about 15 seconds.

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Plans Being Made To Search For Missing Glazer Plane

Arrangements are being made to carry out another search for the wreckage of a private plane that crashed north of Jamaica in September, killing New York couple, Larry and Jane Glazer. It has emerged that the couple’s family will send a team to find the wreckage of the US registered plane. According to a source, the Glazer family has hired a ...

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Jamaica To Handover Glazer Plane Crash To USA

Jamaican authorities are to handover the investigation into Friday’s plane crash off the Portland coast to the United States. The Director General of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, Leroy Lindsay, confirmed the developments last night. Meanwhile, the Jamaica Defence Force yesterday called off active search for the aircraft, with at least two people on board. The flight originated in Rochester, ...

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The Active Search For The Glazer’s Ends

All hopes of recovering the bodies of US Billionaire Larry Glazer and his wife and the wreckage of their single engine aircraft that crashed Friday close to Port Antonio, Jamaica has ended. The Jamaica Defense Force (JDF) has ended it’s active search as of this evening. Larry Glazer and his wife Jane. The US Coast Guard also ended its search ...

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The Search Continues For US Billionaire Larry Glazer

The mood and weather at the Errol Flynn Marina in Port Antonio is gloom as the search continued for the passengers on-board the Daher-Socata TBM-900 light aircraft owned by US billionaire Larry Glazer which crashed some 14 miles from the Port Antonio shoreline in Jamaica Friday afternoon. Assets and personnel from the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) assisted by the Police ...

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US Billionaire Killed in Plane Crash Near Jamaica

US billionaire Larry Glazer and his wife Jane were killed following a plane crash earlier today in Jamaican waters near Port Antonio. The Glazer family issued a statement in which they said: “We are devastated by the tragic and sudden loss of our parents, Jane and Larry Glazer. They loved and appreciated the opportunity to help build the community of ...

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Unresponsive US Plane Crashes Near Jamaica

An American aircraft whose pilot had been unresponsive for hours crashed near Jamaica Friday afternoon, Jamaican officials told the Associated Press. It isn’t yet clear if anyone on board the aircraft survived the incident. The aircraft, which departed Rochester, New York en route to Florida Friday morning, went unresponsive over the southwest Atlantic. U.S. military jets were dispatched by the ...

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Flash Flood Watch in Effect For Eastern & Central Parishes

The Meteorological (Met) Service has issued Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St. Mary, Portland, St. Thomas, Kingston and St. Andrew, St. Catherine and Clarendon. The watch remains in effect until 5:00 pm today, Saturday August 30. A Tropical Wave, which has been influencing weather across Jamaica, is now west of the island, the Met Service said ...

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