Private jet from Texas crashes in Honduras, all survive

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Private jet from Texas crashes in Honduras all survived the private jet traveling from Austin, Texas Crashed off the end of the runway of the Honduran capital’s International Airport and broke in half Tuesday But the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger Video images posted online showed what appeared to be area residents pulling people out of the damaged Fuselage of the white Gulfstream jet while others sprayed it with handheld fire extinguishers Firefighters arrived at the scene and doused the wreckage with foam part of the plane appeared in photos to life across the street The flight aware website said the flight originated in the Texas Capitol Tuesday morning And that was later confirmed by the Honduran Civil Aviation agency Federal Aviation Administration records show the plane registered to TV TX aircraft solutions incorporated in North Salt Lake, Utah the person who answered the phone at TVP X and Identified himself as Mike said he had no information to share and hung up Honduras emergency management agency said on Twitter that first responders rescued passengers and crew It did not provide a number of those aboard but said all were live Honduran firefighters posted photos of the crash and said there were nine people injured but military police spokesman Mario Rivera Said there were six aboard the discrepancy was not immediately clarified President Juan Orlando Hernandez confirmed via Twitter that the injured were stable The aviation agency said in a statement that the crash took place at 11:15 a.m It added that everyone aboard was taken for medical attention and said airport operations were temporarily shut down while authorities checked to ensure Conditions were safe operations resumed 3:15 p.m. In 2008 a plane of the former airline the ACA crashed in nearly the same spot five people in that crash Tegucigalpa Airport has long in notorious as one of the more difficult approaches in the hemisphere surrounded by mountaintops and residential neighborhoods The airport’s runway is about six thousand six hundred feet two thousand twelve metre long according to the airport’s website Authorities ask drivers to avoid the area and said about fifty thousand people in the surrounding neighborhood lost power Because the plane took down power lines

 

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