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5 dead after 2 private planes collide in Mexico


Tue 26 Sep 2023 | 09:23 AM
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Five people were killed when two private planes crashed Monday morning in the Mexican northern state of Durango, state authorities said, according to ABC News. 

The crash occurred on a small dirt airstrip in the town of La Galancita, in western Durango. Two planes, both Cessna light aircraft, collided while one was taking off and the other was landing, the state's Security Secretariat told The Associated Press.

After the collision, both aircraft caught fire.

All five passengers were killed in the accident, the state agency said.

State authorities are investigating the cause of the fatal crash.