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UPDATE: 13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake

At least 13 people died in Mexico, including three children, after a military helicopter crashed to the ground while its crew evaluated the damage of an earthquake.

Posted: Feb 17, 2018 12:48 PM

OAXACA, Mexico - At least 13 people died in Mexico, including three children, after a military helicopter crashed to the ground while its crew evaluated the damage of an earthquake.

At the scene, in the city of Jamiltepec, in the state of Oaxaca, 12 people lost their lives. Another one died in a nearby hospital because of his injuries. The doctors treat 15 injured.

The aircraft, which was transporting the secretary of the Interior, Alfonso Navarrete, and the governor of Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat, lost control about to land and crashed into two vans that were waiting in an open field. The authorities did not suffer damages.

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