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Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras

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By ITN News Editor May 19, 2019 12:58

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras

Five foreigners including the pilot died when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatan island, a tourist destination on the Atlantic coast of Honduras, local authorities said.Officials gave conflicting accounts of the victims’ nationalities. Armed forces spokesman Jose Domingo Meza said four of the victims were from the United States and the fifth victim’s nationality had yet to be determined.Local emergency services initially said the victims included four Canadians and another victim of unknown nationality. Local authorities did not immediately offer a cause for the accident.The Piper PA-32-260 plane was headed to the tourist port city of Trujillo, about 80 kilometres from Roatan, a picturesque island frequented by tourists from the United States, Canada and Europe, authorities said.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 19, 2019 12:58

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