Honduras Plane Crash Kills 4

TACA jet overshot the runway and crashed into city street
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 31, 2008 6:36 AM CDT

(Newser) – A passenger plane overshot a runway and crashed into a busy street in the Honduran capital yesterday, reports the AP, killing the pilot, two passengers, and a taxi driver. Some 65 others were injured. The Miami-bound Airbus ran out of runway in wet conditions. Tegucigalpa's main airport, considered by pilots to be one of the world's most dangerous approaches, has now been closed to large jets. (Read more Honduras stories.)

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