Honduras

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.... »

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