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Mexico governor says 'no fatalities' in airliner crash

5 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Tuesday, July 31 2018 Jul 31, 2018 July 31, 2018 5:35 PM July 31, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The governor of Mexico's Durango state says are no deaths from Tuesday's crash of an Aeromexico airliner near the state capital.
  
Durango Gov. Jose Aispuro writes in his Twitter account that "it is confirmed there were no fatalities in the accident."
  
The head of Mexico's Transport Department said earlier that "the plane fell upon takeoff." Gerardo Ruiz Eparza says there were 97 passengers and four crew members aboard the plane.
  
The civil defense office of Durango state says the plane came down in a field near the airport for the state capital, also named Durango.

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