Mexico helicopter crash

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Published Thursday, December 27, 2018

A husband-and-wife political power couple who were the current and ex-governors of the central Mexican state of Puebla died in a Christmas Eve helicopter crash, officials announced.

Mexico's political class was stunned by the deaths of Gov. Martha Erika Alonso and ex-Gov.

Rafael Moreno Valle, a prominent figure in the opposition National Action Party who had vied unsuccessfully for the party's presidential nomination and its internal leadership. He was currently a federal senator for the party.

Two pilots and a third passenger also died. The Agusta 109 helicopter fell about 10 minutes after taking off from a heliport within the city of Puebla on a flight to Mexico City.
Source: DORRIS

Mexico helicopter crash Facts

Power: 0
Affected Area: 1 km.
Alert Level: Green
Category: Transport
Response: None
Severity: Minor
Urgency: Immediate
Certainty: Observed

Killed: 5

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