Canadian among 5 killed in Honduras plane crash
|Toronto Star 19 May 2019 at 12:01|
Several media outlets reported that shortly after taking off from an island off the Atlantic coast of the Latin American country, the plane crashed nearby in the Caribbean Sea, killing five people, including Americans.
Global Affairs Canada spokesperson Stefano Maron confirmed in an emailed statement on Sunday that one of the victims was a Canadian.
“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the Canadian citizen who died in a tragic plane crash in Roatán Islands, Honduras,” Maron wrote.
“Canadian consular officials in Tegucigalpa, Honduras are in contact with local authorities and are providing consular assistance to the family of the victim.”