Gulfstream G200 written off in Honduras landing accident


A Gulfstream G200 has been written off whilst landing at Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport, Honduras on Tuesday.

The 2001-build Gulfstream G200 MSN 054 / N813WM was completing a flight from Austin, Texas, when it came off the runway.

According to local reports, after coming off the runway the aircraft went down a bank, and broke in half.

There were seven people on board at the time of the accident, including five passengers and two crew members.

Airport firefighters were quickly on the scene and extinguished a small fire.

Local online news website says that six people were taken to hospital.

It is the second Gulfstream G200 runway crash within a week.

On Sunday May 20 a Chinese G200 came off the runway at Yangzhou Taizhou International Airport China whilst being operated on a training flight.