Five people, including a child, were killed when two private jets crashed Monday morning in Mexico’s northern state of Durango, state authorities said.
The crash happened on a small dirt road in the town of La Galancita, in western Durango. Two planes, both Cessna light aircraft, collided while one was taking off and the other was landing, the state Department of Homeland Security told The Associated Press.
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After the collision both aircraft caught fire.
All five passengers were killed in the crash, the state agency said.
State authorities are investigating the cause of the fatal crash.