Date & Time: May 10, 2009 at 0200 LT
Type of aircraft:
BAe Jetstream 31
Operator:
Registration:
YV1467
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Metropolitano-Carora
Country:
Honduras
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

The aircraft was performing an illegal flight with 1,500 kg of cocaine on board. While flying in low visibility due to bad weather conditions and night, the crew elected to divert to Utila airport. On descent, both engines quite and the aircraft crashed in a wooded area. One crew member was killed.