Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Aero Union freight plane crashed in Monterrey, Mexico

Six people died, including a motorist on the ground, when a freight plane crashed as it was about to land in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, local authorities said on Wednesday.

The private Airbus A300-B4 crashed shortly before midnight on Tuesday, and pieces of the plane fell on airport land and a nearby road, said Jorge Camacho, director of the local civil protection.

Five people travelling on the plane were killed, as well as a car driver hit by debris, Camacho said, adding that the cause of the crash was as yet unknown.

The airport was functioning normally, he said.

The plane had taken off from Mexico City and was operated by Aero Union, Airbus said in a statement.

Aero Union freight plane crashed

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