Aircraft collapses in Veracruz
A Mexican Air Force (FAM) plane, Learjet 45, crashed shortly before landing at the Xalapa, Veracruz airport.
Through a statement, the Secretary of National Defense (SEDENA) reported that six soldiers died.
“The Secretariat of National Defense informs the public that, at approximately 09:45 hours on this date, the LearJet 45 aircraft, registration 3912 of the Mexican Air Force, suffered an accident while taking off from the” El Lencero “National Airport, located in the municipality of Emiliano Zapata, Ver .; unfortunately in this event 6 military elements lost their lives.
The personnel of Generals, Chiefs, Officers and Troops that make up the Armed Institute express our deepest condolences to the families of our comrades in arms who unfortunately lost their lives in the line of duty. This Unit will verify that the benefits that by law correspond to their beneficiaries are granted, as well as the necessary support to support them in all their needs during this difficult time.
The Investigation and Judging Commission of Air Accidents of this Secretariat and the Inspection and Comptroller General of the Army and Air Force, will carry out the corresponding expert opinions to determine the possible causes that originated the event ”, says the statement.
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