An Aeromexico plane crashed in the northern state of Durango on Tuesday, television images showed, with the state’s governor saying the accident happened close to an airport. The Mexican airline wrote in a post on Twitter that it was aware of reports of a crash in Durango and was seeking to verify the information and obtain details.
Governor Jose Rosas Aispuro wrote on Twitter that there were no official figures on deaths or injuries yet. TV images showed the tail of a plan bearing an Aeromexico logo emerging from scrubland and a column of smoke rising into the sky. A reporter for network Milenio said some passengers had survived and walked to a highway to seek help.
— BREAKING NEWS (@Breaking_4_News) July 31, 2018
• The Embraer E190 has an impeccable safety record — this aircraft involved in #AM2431 crash was 10 years old.
— Alex Macheras (@AlexInAir) July 31, 2018
Aeroméxico ha tenido conocimiento de un accidente en Durango y estamos trabajando para verificar la información y obtener detalles. Siga nuestros canales oficiales de comunicación para mayor información.
— Aeroméxico (@Aeromexico) July 31, 2018
We are aware of an accident in Durango and we’re working to gather details and verify the information. Follow our official communication channels for more updates.
— Aeromexico (@AeromexicoUSA) July 31, 2018
[Breaking] An @Aeromexico @embraer #E190 crashed shortly after take off from Durango Airport, Mexico. As per available data, this could be flight #AM2431 bound for Mexico City. (pics: @karhimr & @n_larenas) #Aeromexico pic.twitter.com/gf9aYOgfoz
— Flight-Report (@flight_report) July 31, 2018