Mexican navy helicopter makes crash landing

TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (MNA) – Military helicopter Mi-17 crashed immediately after takeoff in Mexico On board were 20 people, including the Minister of the Interior of the state of Veracruz.

The helicopter was trying to reach areas affected by Hurricane Grace when safety officials were notified of a mechanical incident. The helicopter landed in the town of Agua Blanca in Hidalgo state, no deaths were reported.

Three injured passengers were rushed by ambulance to a nearby hospital. On board was also Veracruz State Government Secretary Eric Cisneros who suffered minor injuries.

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