Flight 390 operated by El Salvador airline TACA with an Airbus A320 overran the runway upon landing at 9:45 am today at ?xml:namespace>Toncontin Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.?xml:namespace>
Local press reports indicate the aircraft skidded off the runway, veered onto a road and smashed into a car and a building. The aircraft was reportedly broken into three parts and was spewing more than 2,000 gallons of fuel.
TACA says all 124 passengers onboard the aircraft, en route from El Salvador, were evacuated and are receiving medical treatment if necessary.
Other reports suggest the pilot and one passenger were killed.
The aircraft, Irish plate EI-TAF, series number 1374, was built on 4 January 2001. By 29 May it had accumulated 21,957 flight hours and 9,992 landings.