Canadian citizen killed in Honduras plane crash, Global Affairs confirms


TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Global Affairs Canada confirms that a Canadian citizen has been killed in a plane crash in Honduras.

A spokesperson for the department says the crash happened in the Roatan Islands area, a popular tourist destination in the Central American country.

Stefano Maron says consular officials in the capital, Tegucigalpa, are in contact with local authorities and providing consular assistance to the victim’s family.

Local media report that all five people who died in yesterday’s crash were foreigners, but there have been conflicting reports of their nationalities.

Maron says Global Affairs’s thoughts are with the Canadian citizens friends and family.

He says no further information can be disclosed.