Six soldiers were killed in a plane crash in Veracruz, Mexico

Six soldiers were killed in a plane crash in Veracruz, Mexico

Veracruz Mexico

And six soldiers were killed on Sunday when he was killed Mexican Air Force aircraft They were traveling in, in the eastern state of Veracruz, according to a statement Mexican National Defense Secretariat (CNA).

The events took place at 09:45 local time (17:45 GMT) in the vicinity El Lencero airport in the municipality of Emiliano Zapata, The metropolitan area of ​​Xalapa, the capital of the state of Veracruz.

Official reports indicate that the Learjet aircraft is registered 3912 belonging to the Mexican National Defense Secretariat, She ran off the runway and crashed into vacant places.

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The Learjet immediately caught fire, killing all six crew members, including the pilot and co-pilot, on site. The victims were members of the armed forces.

Members of the Mexican Army, State Police Rescuers at the airport went to the area of ​​the accident, where they tried, unsuccessfully, to rescue the pilots trapped in the fire.

After the fire was extinguished, ministerial officials entered to pick up the bodies.

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Sedena expressed regret for the accident and assured that she will verify that the benefits are in line with her inheritors under the law, as well as the support needed to support them in all of their needs during this difficult time.

And he announced in a press release that the Air Accidents Investigation and Governance Committee, the Inspectorate and the General Comptroller of the Army and Air Force will implement the experts’ reports to determine the causes of the accident.

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