Mexico officials say 100 passenger plane crashes in Durango

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.

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