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Atlanta-Bound Delta Airlines Flight Diverts After Bird Strike

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Atlanta-Bound Delta Airlines Flight Diverts After Bird Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-552 had to divert and make an emergency landing in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on July 23rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 110 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Makes Emergency Landing on Roatan Island

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight WN-607 had to divert and make an emergency landing on Roatan Island, Honduras, on May 29th. The Boeing 737-700 was heading from San Jose, Costa Rica, to Baltimore, Maryland, when smoke was detected in the cabin, prompting the crew to divert to Roatan. The plane landed safely. There were 140 passengers... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Honduras due to Smoke Indication

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight WN-607 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras, on May 29th. The Boeing 737-700, flying from San Jose, Costa Rica, to Baltimore, Maryland, was mid air when the crew reported smoke in the cabin, prompting the plane to divert. The... »

Small Plane Crashed in Honduras; 4 Killed

Monday, August 18, 2014
By George Hatcher

A small, two-engine plane crashed a few kilometers outside of Puerto Lempira, in the La Mosquitia region of Honduras, sometime in the evening of August 16. The incident happened when the plane was carrying valuables to a bank in Puerto Lempira from Goloson International Airport, La Ceiba. All 4 people aboard died in the... »

Honduras Crash in Rio Abajo

Sunday, November 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Honduras Crash in Rio Abajo

A Bell 407 helicopter carrying Honduran political candidate Juan Hernandez to a rally in Juticalpa developed mechanical problems. The helicopter made noises indicating problems, fell, and lost its tail in Rio Abajo, Guaymaca. No injuries were reported of the six aboard: Hernandez, wife Ana Garcia, the president of Honduras, Rafael Leonardo Callejas, mayor of... »

Tragedy in Honduras

Monday, February 14, 2011
By George Hatcher
Tragedy in Honduras

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Nelson Mejia What: Central American Airways – CAA Let L-410UVP-E20 en route from San Pedro Sula-Ramon Villeda Morales Airport to Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Where: Santa Ana, Cerro de Hula Honduras When: Feb 14 2011 Who: 2 crew, 12 passengers, 14 fatalities Why: The Central American Airways... »

Honduran President Makes Unanticipated Landing

Tuesday, September 7, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: West Wind Where: Palmerola US military base When: September 06 2010 Who: Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Why: The plane called “West Wind” made an unplanned landing at the US military base in Palmerola (Soto Cano air base in Comayagua) when it developed technical problems at 8000 feet. An indicator light that flashed on... »

Taca A320 Overrun in Tegucigalpa

Friday, May 30, 2008
By George Hatcher
Taca A320 Overrun in Tegucigalpa

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Mario J Craig What: Taca A320 en route from San Salvador (El Salvador) to Tegucigalpa (Honduras) Where: Tegucigalpa When: May 30th 2008 Who: 124 passengers and 11 crew Why: On landing at Tegucigalpa, the A320 overran the runway of Tegucigalpa Toncontin Airport’s runway 2.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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