February 14th, 2011
12:29 PM ET

14 killed in Honduras plane crash

All fourteen people on board an Central American Airlines flight that
crashed in Honduras Monday died, the fire department said.

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  1. K C

    Shortest. Report. Ever.

    February 14, 2011 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • JD

      In the few minutes it took to research this accident I have come up with more information than CNN.

      Islena Airlines flight # 722
      Depart San Pedro Sula at 0700 arrive at Tegucigalpa
      aircraft is an ATR

      February 14, 2011 at 2:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • pipo17

      Yeah, I agree, I heard about simplifying the news, but this is way too much... what airline?, what route???

      February 14, 2011 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |

      short response for a short story..

      February 14, 2011 at 7:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • valerie miller

      those of you who waste time with stupid or disrespectful replys...obviously have never lost a loved one! these were real people the world now has to deal without them in it, which in the case of our friend flynn tomchuck..the world has lost a GEM ! So those of you who have nothin but bashin some aspect of this tragedy...SHUT UP !!!!!!!!!!!!

      February 15, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
  2. deborahbarnett

    more information please! I have a friend flying from Honduras!

    February 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm | Report abuse |
  3. charles1789

    too bad the maintenance tech's aren't on board. if they do bad work others die.

    February 14, 2011 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • Me

      Or it was pilot error. Or weather. Or almost anything else.

      February 14, 2011 at 1:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • Andy

      OH...so you have the report with the cause of the accident already. Why not wait to pass judgement until the facts are known...I mean God hasn't passed judgement on you yet, or you wouldn't be here!

      February 14, 2011 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Canuk

      you're a fool

      February 14, 2011 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |
  4. mi17mtp

    Not even what type of aircraft mentioned???????????????????

    February 14, 2011 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ana

      AP has more details than CNN, they report 14 people were killed including the pilots.and do give the type of airplane, they however, failed to give the name of the airline. Let's not try to put blame on anyone until the details are found.

      February 14, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  5. BaltimoreGeorge

    Pathetic job of putting a story together. I guess including any facts would be too much to ask for. My toddler can write better stories.

    February 14, 2011 at 1:10 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Eric

    This was a Central American Airways from San Pedro Sula to Tegucigalpa. Flight left at 7:00am... and crashed just before 8:00am. on http://www.laprensa.hn there is more information....

    February 14, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Leslie Jensen

    The plane crash happened this morning, the US New outlets are just now getting around to it. I live in Tegucigalpa, so it's been all over the news here for hours. Below is a link to a better article that will give you more information. It is in Spanish, so if you aren't fluent, use Google Translate and it will give you the gist of it. Basically they are saying it was poor visibility that caused it. It was a Central American Airlines flight, btw.

    February 14, 2011 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Suzy

      I live in Los Angeles and my mother is from Honduras. She says her good friend was on this plane. She still doesn't believe it.

      February 14, 2011 at 4:27 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Eric

    Let 420 Turolet plane. The weather most likely was a factor-– its cloudy and rainy... to already dangerous airport for land in TGU. 14 killed ( 2 pilots) and 3 Americans onboard...

    February 14, 2011 at 1:14 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Yasser

    Even for my enemy i don't not wish plane crash death. It is so horrible the way they die. I pray no one experience drowning and plane crash death ever ever in the world.

    February 14, 2011 at 1:15 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Carmen

    We deserved more information.
    Just because is not Egipt you could have add it more.

    February 14, 2011 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Name*jose benitez

    4 americans among the dead.

    February 14, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Carmen

    The people posting the commnets had done a better job giving information.

    February 14, 2011 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Ray Ray

    To be continued????

    February 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Lars

    CNN posts a useless snippet, and the commenters end up digging up the rest of the information. Classic.

    Sadly, I would have guessed it was an internal flight. Teguz doesn't have the best reputation for safety.

    February 14, 2011 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rohan

      Larsie, is that YOU brother? Very sad to hear about Peter..., it was a GREAT friend to me over the years. I was the MC at his wedding and I grieve BIG TIME right now, especially for Tami and what lies ahead for her............

      February 15, 2011 at 7:02 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Eric

    the local newspaper sites are http://www.laprensa.hn and http://www.elheraldo.hn

    Reports are saying that the pilot changed from instrumental to visual for the descending approach.... weather in honduras right now is cloudy & rainy... limited visibility...

    February 14, 2011 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Kevin

      Considering that airport is a mess to land at on a good day .. yikes.

      February 14, 2011 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
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