13 Dead After Private Plane Crash From Las Vegas To Monterrey After Watching Canelo Alvarez Fight
Families are mourning the tragic death of 13 people after a private plane crashed while flying between Las Vegas and Monterrey. Passengers of the plane were in Las Vegas to see a boxing match between Mexican fighter Saúl “Canelo” Alvarez and U.S. fighter Daniel Jacobs. Here’s what we know so far about the people on the plane when it crashed.
Ten passengers and three crew members are dead after a plane crash in northern Mexico.
The private charter flight was a Bombardier Challenger 601. According to several reports, the group was on the way back to Mexico after watching Saúl “Canelo” Alvarez in a boxing match in Las Vegas.
Alvarez tweeted about the tragic plane crash offering condolences to the families of those who died.
“I deeply regret the terrible plane accident that left Vegas,” Canelo tweeted. “I really appreciate the support of everyone that travels to my fights. My prayers with the families.”
The plane crashed in a mountainous area over in the municipality of Ocampo in Coahuila.
The wreckage was discovered during an air search of the area where the plane lost contact. There were two families and three crew members onboard when the plane crashed killing everyone on the plane.
A manifest of the passengers was released and named all of those who died on the flight.
These are the names and ages of those who died on the flight:
Crew: Pilot Juan Jose Aguilar Talavera, 45, Co-pilot Luis Ovidio Gonzalez Flores, 29, Adriana Monserrat Mejia Sanchez, 29
Passengers: Luis Octavio Reyes Dominguez, 54, Loyda Liliana Luna Larrosa, 49, Jade Paola Reyes Luna, 26, Guillermo Octavio Reyes Luna, 23, Frida Alejandrina Reyes Luna, 19, Ramon Amauri Vela, 57, Martha Isabel Garcia Lagoons, 43, Gary Amauri Vela Garcia, 19, Manuel Alejandro Sepulveda Gonzalez, 25, Monica Leticia Salinas Trevino, 22
Authorities are still investigating the crash. mitú will provide updates as they are revealed.
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