Mexico's Interior Minister Survives as 2 Killed in Helicopter Crash

Saturday 1439/6/1 - 2018/02/17
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Mexico City, Jumada II 1, 1439, Feb 17, 2018, SPA -- A military helicopter carrying Mexico's interior minister and the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca crashed on Friday killing two people during a tour of damage from a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, but the senior officials survived.
Interior Minister Alfonso Navarete told TV network Televisa that he and Oaxaca Governor Alejandro Murat were not seriously harmed in the accident that happened as the helicopter was attempting to land.
The ministry issued a statement saying two people on the ground were killed when the helicopter came down.
--SPA
15:04 LOCAL TIME 12:04 GMT