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5th Nov 2008, 15:19
unconfirmed report on the radio of a plane crash in Mexico city. Possible casualties? Does anyone have more information about this?

5th Nov 2008, 15:33
It was a government learjet, the interior minister was one of 8 killed allegedly.

Interior minister of Mexico dies in plane crash that killed eight | World news | guardian.co.uk (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/05/mexico-crash)

Bloomberg.com: Latin America (http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601086&sid=a7iYSpvVelwc&refer=latin_america)

Minister killed in Mexico plane crash - Yahoo! News UK (http://uk.news.yahoo.com/4/20081105/twl-minister-killed-in-mexico-plane-cras-41f21e0.html)

RIP all concerned.

5th Nov 2008, 15:45
It was correctly posted on this forum earlier, as I am sure it is of interest to all professional pilots, but some well meaning moderator moved it to the Biz jets section where only a fraction of PPruners go!


5th Nov 2008, 16:42
"Early reports from unofficial air traffic control sources say the Learjet was following a Boeing 767 at less than the safe wake vortex separation distance." -FlightGlobal.com