ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, February 05, 2013 – Law enforcement authorities are on Tuesday continuing their investigation into a security breach at Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport where an unauthorized person tried to gain entry to a LIAT aircraft which was parked there overnight.
Initial checks revealed that one of the emergency doors had been deployed. A thorough assessment will be carried out by the Company’s maintenance team before the aircraft is returned to service.
LIAT’s Security Department and the local authorities are carrying out full investigations.
LIAT is one of the leading Caribbean airlines. It is owned by regional shareholders, with major shareholders being the Governments of Barbados, Antigua & Barbuda and St. Vincent & the Grenadines. More information about LIAT may be found at www.liat.com.
MEDIA CONTACT | Desmond L. Brown | Head of Corporate Communications | LIAT (1974) LTD | Head Office, Coolidge Business Complex | Sir George Walter Highway | Antigua | Telephone: +1 268 480 6222 | fax: +1 268 480 5638 | email: brownDes@liat.com |