A Mexican Navy helicopter crashed on Friday in the western part of the country. There were 15 people on board – 14 were killed, one was injured.
A Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the coastal town of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, in the western part of the country. The navy statement announced 14 fatalities and one injured person.
An investigation into the causes of the crash is underway. The Mexican Navy said there was no information to indicate that the crash was related to arrest on Friday – in the same part of Mexico – drug cartel boss Rafael Caro Quintero.
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