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Aeromexico Plane Crashes in Mexico; 85 Injured

Aeromexico flight AM-2431 crashed shortly after takeoff from Durango International Airport, Mexico, on July 31st.

The incident happened when the plane, carrying ninety-nine passengers and four crew members, was heading to Mexico City, Mexico.

Eighty-five people were injured in the incident.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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SkyWest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Durango

SkyWestSkyWest Airlines flight OO-5849 had to make an emergency landing in Durango, Colorado, on July 25th.

The plane flying from Denver, Colorado, was preparing to land in Durango when the crew reported a problem with nose landing gear.

The crew used an alternate gear extension system and landed safely. All 56 people aboard remained uninjured.

Plane Crashed at Durango Airport, 2 Killed

P-51 MustangA P-51 Mustang aircraft crashed just north of the runway at the La Plata County Airport in Durango, Colorado, at about 9:30 a.m. on July 4.

The incident happened when the plane reached about ¼ mile up in the air after taking off.

The Durango Fire and Rescue Authority confirmed that there were only two people aboard and both of them lost their lives in the crash. They were later identified as John Earley, the owner of the plane and the CEO of Saddle Butte Pipeline LLC in Durango, and Mike Schlarb, his flight instructor; both were in their 50s.

The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

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