Anya Martyniuk August 01, 2018, 06:35
A plane with 101 people aboard crashed in the state of Durango, Mexico.
The news is reported by foreign media, reports The Press of Ukraine
Today, August 1, it became known about a plane crash in the Mexican state of Durango. The incident happened at 4:00 am local time. The Aeromexico passenger airplane dropped almost immediately after take-off. There were 97 passengers and 4 crew members on board.
Fortunately, there were no casualties. However, many people were injured. They were taken to a hospital near the Guadalupe Victoria International Airport. However, the number of people in need of medical help is not accurate at this time. According to some sources of such 18 people, others note that such 37. In addition, some are in critical condition.
According to eyewitnesses of the event, most of the passengers of the aircraft left it on their own. Meanwhile, one of the plane's passengers, Jekelin Flores, told reporters that the plane had started to leave the airport during heavy rains, but it soon began to decrease.
"Everything was in smoke. My passport has burnt down. Thank God we are all alive. This is the main point ", – she said.
According to preliminary data, the plane made an emergency landing about 10 km from the airport. Alejandro Cardoza, a representative of the state agency for civil protection, told about it. Other authorities reported that the accident was closer to the airport. The head of Mexico's civil aviation agency, Luis Gerardo Fonseca, said that the cause of the accident would be fixed within a few months.