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    Cessna 401 crashed in Mexico

    Photos: At Least Five Dead as Small Plane Crashes in Mexico

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    Mexico's Michoacan state police said Wednesday that a small Cessna 401 aircraft with registration XB-JZF traveling from Durango to Acapulco had crashed, leaving at least 5 dead.

    Government secretary Carlos Herrera noted that emergency services are responding to the crash.

    "The personnel of the State Attorney General's Office have moved to the immediate vicinity of the community of Las Juntas - municipality of Madero - to carry out related actions to the accident," Herrera wrote in Twitter.

    Local police shared photos from the site of the crash, noting that there were six people aboard the plane.

    The name of the pilot is Alfonso Escobedo Herrera, while the names of the passengers are Aldo Palma, Eduardo Contreras, Cesar Loera, Miguel Cosió and Jose Hurtado, local media reported.

    No further details were immediately available.

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