Subscribe Register Login

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 5:29 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

8 dead in northern Mexico plane crash

By The Associated Press

This article was published April 20, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.

— A private plane has crashed in a northern Mexico city, killing all eight people on board.

Civil Protection official Francisco Contreras says the Hawker 800 luxury jet slammed into the roof of a warehouse as it approached the airport in foggy conditions in the city of Saltillo. It burst into flames, crashed into the ground and broke into pieces that scattered over 437 yards.

On board were the two pilots, two married couples, the 10-year-old son of one of the couples and a woman.

Contreras says said firefighters took an hour to put out the flames. Emergency personnel were trying to recover the bodies and the black box.

The cause of the crash was not yet known, but Contreras say the thick fog likely contributed.

Comments on: 8 dead in northern Mexico plane crash

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Employment

    carriers wanted Make extra money delivering the arkansas dem...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Lpns

    , LTC exp. or new grad’s preferred. Apply in person Woodland...
    JACKSONVILLE, AR

  • Janitor

    janitor*Immediate Opening* Perform general cleaning & janito...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Medicalasst or lpn

    MA or LPN: Busy specialty clinic in need of an energetic, mo...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Donate plasma

    . Save LivesEarn money when you donate at Octapharma PlasmaB...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 866 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online