Narrative:A Jetstream 31 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at San Pedro Sula Airport (SAP), Honduras.
There were no fatalities. One of the pilots suffered minor injuries.
The airplane operated EasySky's regular domestic flight EKY 734 Roatan Airport (RTB) to San Pedro Sula. Upon landing the airplane veered off the runway and came to rest in a ditch.
San Pedro Sula Airport has a single concrete runway, 04/22. Length is 9203 feet (2805 m).
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METAR Weather report:
16:00 UTC / 10:00 local time: MHLM 311600Z 06002KT 9999 SCT026 BKN250 26/24 Q1018 A3006 NOSIG
16:20 UTC / 10:20 local time: MHLM 311620Z 01002KT 9999 SCT026 BKN250 27/24 Q1018 A3006 NOSIG
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Roatan Airport to San Pedro Sula-Ramon Villeda Morales Airport as the crow flies is 177 km (111 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.