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Wreckage of private jet carrying 13 people found in Mexico

ANI | Updated: May 09, 2019 07:08 IST

Coahuila [Mexico], May 9 (ANI): The wreckage of a missing private plane that was carrying 13 people has been found in a mountainous area in Mexico's Coahuila, the state's public security department said.
Authorities conducted an aerial survey to find the plane which was found in a remote area near Ocampo, CNN reported.
All the 13 bodies were found at the site.
Officials launched a massive search of the plane which went missing since May 5 while it was on its way to Monterrey from Las Vegas, said Coahuila Governor Miguel Riquelme.
Authorities said that a flight plan showed that 10 passengers and three crew members were aboard the ill-fated jet.
Riquelme said that the plane lost contact and disappeared from radars after flying over Monclova city, situated nearly 180 km north-west of Monterrey.
The aircraft was identified as a Challenger 601 jet manufactured by Canada's Bombardier Inc.
The reason for the crash is yet to be ascertained. (ANI)

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