13 Killed in Mexico Helicopter Crash

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed on top of two vehicles in Oaxaca, Mexico, on February 16th.

The incident happened when the helicopter, carrying officials including Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete Prida and Oaxaca’s governor Alejandro Murat, was attempting to land at an airfield in Santiago Jamiltepec.

All the occupants survived the crash, however, thirteen people on the ground were killed.

The officials on-board the helicopter were surveying damage caused by the recent earthquake.

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