After several failed attempts to land at Tegucigalpa airport, the plane diverted and eventually touched down at Managua airport.Zelaya's not-so triumphant return has been delayed, most likely for a long, long time. As I've said before, Zelaya is a powermongering dirtball who illegally tried to extend his own presidency Hugo Chavez-style, but the other side are clearly powermongering dirtballs too if they are resorting to a violent military crackdown...they just have more weapons and control of home field advantage. Obama has thrown in with Zelaya however, and I have to say if the current Honduran government was interested in the rule of law as they say they are, they would have let Zelaya in to face the people in a democratic way.
"Faced with this situation, we have to go on with what we had planned, which is a meeting with the other presidents in the region," Mr Zelaya told the Caracas-based Telesur news channel from the plane.
The presidents of Argentina, Ecuador and Paraguay and the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) are due to meet him in El Salvador.
The new government, which said it came to power through due legal process, is offering to negotiate with the international community, the BBC's Stephen Gibbs reports from Tegucigalpa.
But it says one thing is not negotiable and that is the return of Mr Zelaya to the presidency, our correspondent says.
I'm not losing any sleep over Zelaya being ousted, but the new boss is looking an awful lot like the old boss. Obama has decided "better the devil you know" for continuity's sake.
The Right however seems to think this is a video game or a war movie...and let's not forget their record on "regime change" over the last 8 years.