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    BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - A small plane crashed near the island of Roatan, Honduras, on Saturday, killing all five people — four Canadians and a US pilot — onboard, media reported.

    According to the Heraldo newspaper, the plane, which was bound for the northern Honduran city of Trujillo, crashed less than half a mile from the coast.

    Initially, one person survived the crash and was rushed to hospital, but later died of wounds.

    READ MORE: Six Killed in Small Plane Crash in Texas — FAA

    According to local authorities, the model of the plane was a Piper PA-32-260. The plane reportedly crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of Roatan.


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