Mexico: Helicopter crashes into van killing 14 earthquake survivors

A Mexican military helicopter that was assessing earthquake damage crashed on top of vehicles in a field close to Santiago Jamiltepec, in the south-western state of Oaxaca on Saturday, killing 14 people. The fourteen people killed in the accident, including a six-month-old baby, are thought to be earthquake survivors that had left damaged buildings in case of aftershocks. The helicopter had... Еще been carrying Mexico's Interior Minister and the Governor of Oaxaca, both of whom escaped without injury. «We have a moral commitment of responsibility to the relatives and we won't put it to one side,» General Cienfuegos told reporters. Friday's 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck close to Pinotepa de San Luis in Oaxaca, at about 17:30 local time (23:30 UTC). Mandatory credit: Noticias ByP

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