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Aeromexico plane crashes in northern state of Durango, close to airport

The Mexican airline wrote in a post on Twitter that it was aware of reports of a crash in Durango and was seeking to verify the information and obtain details.


Reuters Last Updated at 01 Aug 2018, 03:08 IST Mexico

An Aeromexico plane crashed in the northern state of Durango on Tuesday, television images showed, with the state's governor saying the accident happened close to an airport.

The Mexican airline wrote in a post on Twitter that it was aware of reports of a crash in Durango and was seeking to verify the information and obtain details.

Governor Jose Rosas Aispuro wrote on Twitter that there were no official figures on deaths or injuries yet.

TV images showed the tail of a plan bearing an Aeromexico logo emerging from scrubland and a column of smoke rising into the sky. A reporter for network Milenio said some passengers had survived and walked to a highway to seek help.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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