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  • Mexico: Minister helicopter's crash kills 13 on ground February 17, 2018
    A military helicopter carrying top Mexican officials has crashed while assessing damages from a powerful earthquake, killing at least 13 people on the ground, according to authorities. Twelve people died at the scene as the pilot lost control shortly before landing in the southern state of, Oaxaca, and ...
  • 13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake February 17, 2018
    MEXICO CITY — A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statement that five women, four men and three children ...
  • Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 in wake of earthquake February 17, 2018
    Mexico's Interior Department said that the helicopter was carrying Secretary Alfonso Navarrete and Oaxaca state Gov. Alejandro Murat, who were evaluating damage from the earthquake, when their helicopter crashed. The helicopter crashed on top of two vans in an open field while trying to land in ...
  • Mexico earthquake: At least 13 dead including three children in military helicopter crash after tremor February 17, 2018
    At least 13 people, including three children, have been killed as a military helicopter crashed near the site of a major earthquake in Mexico. Twelve people died at the site of the incident, in southern Oaxaca state - 5 women, 4 men, 2 girls and a boy - according to a statement from the state's […]
  • Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake February 17, 2018
    SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.
  • Beautifully restored helicopter to be rolled out today February 17, 2018
    The Estrella Warbirds Museum is unveiling the completed UH-34D Choctaw helicopter today, as a tribute to those who lost their lives during the downing of YK17, Marine Squadron HMM 364, Purple Foxes. According to the museum, the YK17 helicopter was the first helicopter from the squadron to be ...
  • Helicopter assessing damage from Mexico earthquake crashes; 2 on the ground killed February 17, 2018
    MEXICO CITY—A military helicopter carrying Mexico's interior secretary and a state governor who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake has crashed in the southern state of Oaxaca, killing two people on the ground. Mexico's Interior Department says Secretary Alfonso Navarrete and ...
  • Helicopter crashes after Mexican quake; 2 killed February 17, 2018
    Mexico's Interior Department says Secretary Alfonso Navarrete and Oaxaca state Gov. Alejandro Murat were evaluating reports of damage from Friday's quake when their helicopter crashed near the city of Pinotepa Nacional. President Enrique Pena Nieto said via Twitter that both officials and crew were ...
  • Helicopter crashes after Mexican quake; 2 killed February 17, 2018
    A military helicopter carrying Mexico's interior secretary and a state governor who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake has crashed in the southern state of Oaxaca, killing two people on the ground. Mexico's Interior Department says Secretary Alfonso Navarrete and Oaxaca state Gov.
  • Mexico helicopter disaster kills at least 10 as military chopper carrying politicians crashes into a ... February 17, 2018
    CHILDREN are among ten feared dead after a military chopper carrying politicians lost control while surveying the devastation left by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Mexico. Mexico's interior minister and the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca were on board when the helicopter crashed onto cars ...
  • 2 killed after helicopter crashes as Mexican officials tour quake area February 17, 2018
    TOPSHOT - A woman embraces a boy as a powerful earthquake rocks Mexico City on February 16, 2018. A strong earthquake shook southern and central Mexico Friday, causing panic less than six months after two devastating quakes that killed hundreds of people. No buildings collapsed, according to ...
  • 2 Killed After Mexican Officials' Helicopter Crashes Near Earthquake-Torn Area February 17, 2018
    Officials from the Mexican government and the state of Oaxaca were traveling to Pinotepa Nacional, the epicenter of the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that rocked Mexico City and six other states, when their helicopter went down Friday. The Interior Secretary, Alfonso Navarrete Prida, and the Governor of ...
  • Mexico: 7.2 magnitude earthquake leaves 12 dead; interior minister survives helicopter crash February 17, 2018
    MEXICO CITY – A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, leaving at least 12 people dead and 15 others injured. The powerful tremor, which struck Pinotepa de Don Luis in Oaxaca state, caused people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital.
  • 10 feared dead — including children — after helicopter crash following 7.2 earthquake February 17, 2018
    UP to 10 people are feared dead including children after a helicopter fell out of the sky and landed on a van below. By Anthony Blair / Published 17th February 2018. The crash happened in Santiago Jamiltepec, in Oaxaca state, southern Mexico. The helicopter was carrying the country's Interior Minister ...
  • Children among ten feared dead after helicopter carrying politicians inspecting damage from huge ... February 17, 2018
    Children are among ten people feared dead after a military helicopter crash landed while surveying the damage from a massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Mexico. The helicopter was carrying Mexico's interior minister and the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca when it crashed onto some cars ...
  • Mexico earthquake cuts power while two die in helicopter crash February 17, 2018
    A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and south but the only reported deaths came when a military helicopter crashed after surveying the aftermath. At least 50 homes suffered damage in the southern state ...
  • Mexican helicopter crashes near earthquake epicentre February 17, 2018
    The helicopter was carrying officials surveying the aftermath of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked parts of Mexico. 08:55 ... The helicopter was carrying the Mexican interior minister Alfonso Navarrete and governor of the state of Oaxaca Alejandro Murat when it crashed on Friday night local time.
  • 2 killed after helicopter crashes as Mexican officials tour quake area February 17, 2018
    A military helicopter carrying officials surveying earthquake damage crashed in southeastern Mexico on Friday night, killing two people on the ground, the interior ministry said. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake and a magnitude 5.8 aftershock — both with epicenters in Oaxaca state — struck the region ...
  • 13 killed in Mexico after helicopter crashes as officials tour quake area February 17, 2018
    (CNN) - A military helicopter carrying officials surveying earthquake damage crashed Friday night in the southeastern Mexican state of Oaxaca, killing at least 13 people, Mexican officials said. Twelve people died at the site of the crash in Santiago Jamiltepec, while another person died in the hospital, ...
  • Mexico minister survives helicopter crash that kills two on ground February 17, 2018
    MEXICO CITY: A helicopter carrying the Mexican interior minister and a governor crashed near the epicenter of a powerful earthquake in the country's south on Friday, killing two people who were on the ground, officials said. Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete and Alejandro Murat, governor of the state ...
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