(CMR) Cayman Marl Road has received word of a fatal plane crash in Brick Bay, Roatan, Honduras that killed five people. Sources are that they had arrived in Honduras today on an international flight believed to be a United Airlines flight. The American pilot came to Roatan to take them to Trujillo, Honduras in the single engine plane; when it crashed shortly after.
The passengers are said to be Canadians citizens.
The small plane went into the ocean and only one person named originally Anthony initially survived. However, he later perished at the hospital around 5:30 pm. They were asking for urgent blood donations for A- and O- at the local Dr. Jacklin Woods Hospital in Coxen Hole in attempts to save him.
Confirmed dead are:
Pax Bradley Post
Tommy Dubler Captain Patrick
The cause of the accident is said to be engine failure. CMR has been told the plane took off and a minute after the engine “cut off” and crashed 500 meters from the airport. Witnesses at the local airport there said the pilot did not even have to make an emergency call.
Several graphic videos and pictures of the incident emerged on social media. CMR has made an editorial decision to not publish those on any of our platforms.