MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexican authorities say an Aeromexico airliner has suffered an "accident" in the northern state of Durango.
The airline says in its Twitter account that it is "trying to verify the information and obtain details." Aeromexico says it involved an Embraer 190 plane with capacity of 100 passengers.
The civil defense office of Durango state says Tuesday’s accident occurred in a field near the airport for the state capital, which is also named Durango.
There is no immediate information on whether there are any injuries or deaths.
Aispuro Torres, the state’s governor, said asked the state’s security and emergency departments to respond to the scene of the accident, according to Twitter.
Ante el percance ocurrido en el Aeropuerto Guadalupe Victoria de Durango he solicitado a los cuerpos de seguridad y emergencias atiendan el lamentable accidente. Oficialmente no hay cifras de heridos o fallecidos. En breve se darán a conocer los detalles de las acciones de apoyo.
— José R. Aispuro T. (@AispuroDurango) July 31, 2018
FROM: FLIGHT 2431 FROM AEROMEXICO
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