Three dead and one injured in a plane crash in Changallo, Ilopango | News from El Salvador

The crashed plane, with registration number N95207, was on a tourist flight at the time of the accident.

Three people died, and another was injured, today when a plane crashed in the canton of San José Changalloby Ilopango.

According to Firefighters, the fatalities are: Mario Francisco Henríquez Núñez, 28 years old; Juan Antonio Rodríguez Campos, 29; and Valeria Rebeca Henríquez Núñez, 15.

Meanwhile, the injured is Wilber Alberto Rivas, 23 years old.

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Volunteers from the Red Cross, in the emergency center of the institution, detailed that the alert about the accident was received at 9:15 in the morning. Moments later an ambulance drove to the area.

The crashed plane, with registration number N95207, was on a tourist flight at the time of the accident.

Images of the place showed the bodies of two men and a woman in the vicinity of the twisted irons of the plane.

The accident was reported at 9:15 a.m. of Saturday.

In social networks, some people assured that they saw how the device went to land.

Photo EDH / René Quintanilla

On October 19, another plane accident claimed the lives of two people, it happened when the plane where they were traveling rushed to earth in the San Cristóbal farm, El Progreso canton, El Boquerón area.

The victims were: José Concepción Sánchez, 55, died at the scene; and Elizabeth Pleitez, 56, died at the San Rafael hospital in Santa Tecla.

Also traveling on the aircraft, registration N7381G: Diego Rodrigo Orellana Pérez, 23 (pilot) and Manuel Sánchez, 27, who were also taken by the Red Cross and the Police to the hospital.

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The Boquerón area is characterized as a tourist place due to its pleasant climate and its gastronomic offer.

Another accident

Another plane accident was registered in September 2013 when an aircraft fell in the surroundings of Ilopango, after taking off from a military airport that also serves local flights and operates in that sector.

The flight instructor pilot, Jaime Alfaro, and his student, Cristal Salazar, “suffered minor injuries,” according to what the Ministry of Defense indicated at the time.


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