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Two private planes collide in Mexico, all passengers killed

World News in Hindi: 

In a tragic incident in the northern state of Durango, Mexico, two private planes collided, resulting in the untimely death of five individuals, including a child. State authorities have confirmed this unfortunate incident, which occurred on a small airstrip in the city of La Galanacita, Western Durango, where debris and wreckage were scattered.

Collision of Two Light Aircraft

The State Security Secretariat reported to ‘The Associated Press’ (AP) that the collision occurred when one aircraft was taking off while the other was landing. Both were light aircraft, and after the collision, both planes caught fire.

Investigating the Causes of the Accident

Government agencies have disclosed that all five passengers lost their lives in the accident. State officials are currently investigating the causes of this tragic incident.

Second Major Plane Crash in 10 Days

This marks the second major plane crash in the past 10 days in the region. Just a few days ago, on Saturday, September 16th, a small passenger plane crashed in the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil, claiming the lives of all 14 people on board. Local media reported that the ‘Embraer PT-SSJ’ aircraft was en route from Manaus, the capital of the Amazonas state, but met with tragedy while attempting to land in heavy rainfall. Passengers on board were Brazilian tourists.

Governor Wilson Lima of the Amazonas state expressed deep sorrow on social media, stating, “I am deeply saddened by the deaths of 12 passengers and two crew members in the plane crash in Brazil.”

Video footage shared by the ‘Globo’ television network showed the plane submerged in muddy waters, with its tail section covered in green foliage, and around 20-25 individuals in life vests standing nearby.

Conclusion

These recent aviation tragedies are a stark reminder of the importance of safety measures in air travel. Investigations into both incidents are ongoing, and authorities are working diligently to determine the exact causes. Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the victims in these unfortunate events.