Mexico confirms six killed in crash of military helicopter

first_img Ayodhya dispute: Mediation to continue till July 31, SC hearing likely from August 2 Top News By AP |Mexico City | Updated: May 26, 2019 8:31:09 am forest fire, mexican navy helicopter crash, helicopter crash, Mi 17 helicopter crash The Navy said rescuers were searching for the crew of the Russian-made MI-17 transport helicopter and it was not clear if any had survived. (Representational)Authorities in Mexico have confirmed that six people died when a military helicopter that was helping fight forest fires crashed in the north-central state of Queretaro. P Rajagopal, Saravana Bhavan founder sentenced to life for murder, dies The Russian-made MI-17 transport helicopter was carrying water to firefighters when it went down Friday in the pine-covered mountains known as the Sierra Gorda. The crash occurred near the township of Jalpan de la Sierra, located on a high mountain range that drops abruptly onto Mexico’s Gulf coast plain.The National Forests Commission said Saturday that one of its workers died in the crash, raising the death toll to six. Five Navy crew members also died.Mexico has suffered hundreds of brush, pasture and forest fires in recent weeks amid very hot, dry conditions. Post Comment(s) Chandrayaan-2 gets new launch date days after being called off Advertisinglast_img

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