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LODD: Air ambulance crash kills 5 crewmembers in Mexico

A Jet Rescue air ambulance went down in a wooded area south of Mexico City


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By Bill Carey

TETLAMA, Mexico — Five members of an air ambulance were killed after their jet crashed in the central Mexican state of Morelos on Nov. 2.

The incident occurred in a densely wooded, mountainous region near the town of Tetlama, Temixco. This township is located approximately 30 miles south of Mexico City, ABC News reported.

AirMed&Rescue and Jet Rescue stated that the crash involved a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance jet and five crewmembers. There was no patient aboard.

The cause of the accident is not known; an investigation into the incident by Morelos’ attorney general is pending.

“Civil Protection of the state of Morelos confirmed the crash of a small plane in the municipality of Temixco, so far it is unknown how many people were on board and what dependency the aircraft was.”