EZCORP Confirms Airplane Accident on Landing in Honduras

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ: EZPW), a leading provider of pawn loans in the
United States and Latin America, announced today that it has received
notification that an aircraft carrying four EZCORP employees and two
crew members landed in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and after landing was
involved in a runway overrun accident. EZCORP has been advised that
there were no fatalities and mostly minor injuries, with one EZCORP
employee and one crew member sustaining more extensive injuries. The
company is coordinating to make sure the employees and crew are
receiving proper medical attention.

The aircraft, Gulfstream G200 N813WM, is owned by TVPX Aircraft
Solutions as Owner Trustee for the benefit of Cap Cities Holdings, LLC,
an EZCORP subsidiary, and leased to Texas EZPAWN, L.P., another EZCORP
subsidiary. The aircraft was on a flight from Austin, Texas to Toncontín
International Airport, Honduras, and was being operated under Part 91 of
the Federal Aviation Regulations.

The company has notified the NTSB, the FAA and the Honduran Authorities
and is working with the investigative authorities in charge to determine
exactly what happened.


Formed in 1989, EZCORP is a leading provider of pawn loans in the United
States and Latin America. It also sells merchandise, primarily
collateral forfeited from pawn lending operations and used merchandise
purchased from customers. We are dedicated to satisfying the short-term
cash needs of consumers who are both cash and credit constrained,
focusing on an industry-leading customer experience. EZCORP is traded on
the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol EZPW and is a member of the
Russell 2000 Index, S&P SmallCap 600 Index, S&P 1000 Index and NASDAQ
Composite Index.


Jeff Christensen, 512-437-3545
Vice President,
Investor Relations