Six Mexican Military Personnel Killed In Air Crash


Six military personnel have died after the airplane they were traveling in crashed on takeoff in eastern Mexico.

According to the defense secretariat, the Airforce LearJet 45 crashed at around 1545 GMT after taking off from Emiliano Zapata in Veracruz state.

The secretariat said in a statement that its accident investigation commission will join the army and air force to “carry out the corresponding expert reports to determine possible causes.”

No details have been given about the identity of the military personnel, nor why they were aboard the flight.

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