A Fly Jamaica flight en route to Toronto crashed landed early Friday morning in Guyana.
The plane, which had 120 passengers and eight crew members on board, had been in the air for about 20 minutes when the pilot indicated it was experiencing problems with its hydraulic system, Guyana officials said at a news conference.
Those injured are in non-life-threatening condition and being treated in hospital.
St. Lucia News also there were 82 Canadians on board the flight, which was Toronto-bound.
The site of the Fly Jamaica plane crash is seen in the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Guyana.
After encountering hydraulical problems, the pilots made a decision to return to Georgetown Cheddi Jagan International Airport approximately 45 minutes after takeoff.
Of that number, six persons received minor injuries.
The twin-engine jet skidded off the runway, injuring half a dozen people, according to the report.
An airline spokesman said the plane reported a hydraulic failure emergency shortly after taking off. Canadian citizens can contact consular officials at +592-227-2081. One of the aircraft's turbines is seen badly damaged after it apparently hit the barrier.
After requesting an emergency landing, the plane returned to the airport, but overran the runway and crashed into a fence.
"I am all safe, but shaking", he wrote in a Facebook post.
The airline said it was providing local assistance.
Amid an investigation into what caused a brand-new 737 Max jet to crash in Indonesia, another jet produced by US aerospace and defense company Boeing crash landed in Guyana.
"They have been retrieved and will be sent to the National Transportation Safety Board for decoding", Field said.