The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) extends its deepest condolences to the families, relatives and friends of the five (5) soldiers who perished in the GDF helicopter crash;
Brigadier Gary Beaton- Project Engineer, GOG;
Lt Col Michael Charles- Pilot
Colonel Michael Shahoud – Commander 1st Infantry Battalion
Lieutenant Colonel Sean Welcome – Commanding Officer Reserve Battalion
Staff Sergeant Jason Khan- Special Forces Squadron.
We also wish the two (2) survivors Corporal Dwayne Jackson & Lieutenant Michaeal Crawford a speedy recovery.
The Association joins in sympathy with all Guyanese, as we share in this collective sadness.
Their service to our Nation will forever be remembered and honoured.