Quote: Tegucigalpa, Honduras. - Un avión de la compañía salvadoreña TACA se accidentó este viernes en Honduras, al salirse de la pista del aeropuerto capitalino de El Toncontin, informan las cadenas radiales noticiosas.
There's conflicting info everywhere... some sources report slight injuries, some others report serious injuries, a couple news sites state at least one fatality
Quoting B747forever (Reply 1): What kind of a/c is it??? Havent heard/seen anything so far.
Airbus 320, capacity 150 pax (138 coach, 12 business). No idea what reg it is...
Quoting 777jaah (Reply 5): Broke in 2 pieces, right in front of the wing box.
Holy Mother of God...
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LTU932 From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 13864 posts, RR: 51 Reply 20, posted (5 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 47382 times:
Quoting Legion242 (Reply 12): Is this the airport in Honduras w/ the famous approach over those hills?
Yes. But I do have a question: If bad weather was responsible for this, why didn't they divert to SAP? I mean, if they were already on final approach at the time, they could have still aborted and diverted.