Message of Condolence by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the passing of Captain Collin Winston Martin

Georgetown, Guyana – (July 26, 2017) His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Captain Collin Winston Martin, Chief Pilot at Roraima Airways.

Captain Martin perished yesterday, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 after the Britten-Norman Islander aircraft he was operating crashed on approach for landing at Eteringbang, Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region (Region Seven).

Prior to his employment at Roraima Airways, Captain Martin served as a member of the Guyana Defence Force, having joined on March 1, 1995. He was commissioned as an Officer on November 12, 1995 and served for seventeen years, attaining the rank of Major before retiring on May 4, 2012.

President Granger extends sincere condolences to the wife of the late Captain Martin, Dr. Roberta Martin, his daughter, Rebecca Martin, his mother and other relatives, as well as Captain Gerry Gouveia and the staff of Roraima Airways.

 

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