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Four American's, one Canadian killed in Honduras plane crash

Armed Forces spokesman Jose Domingo Meza confirmed the nationalities of those who died in Saturday's crash.

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 20 May 2019 3:55 AM GMT

Four Americans, one Canadian killed in Honduras plane crash
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Tegucigalpa: Four American's and a Canadian pilot were killed when a small plane went down off the coast of Roatan island in Honduras, officials said Sunday.

Armed Forces spokesman Jose Domingo Meza confirmed the nationalities of those who died in Saturday's crash.

The Piper Cherokee Six plummeted into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff from the popular tourist destination of Roatan en route to the port of Trujillo.

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The military said in a statement that rescue boats with police divers and firemen recovered four bodies within minutes of the crash, and transported another to a hospital, where he died shortly after of internal injuries.

The US State Department also confirmed the deaths of four US citizens and Global Affairs Canada confirmed that a Canadian also had died.

(PTI)

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