A plane transporting Canadian skydivers crashes in Mexico, resulting in the death of a man and his wife who were on the beach.

A plane transporting Canadian skydivers crashes in Mexico, resulting in the death of a man and his wife who were on the beach.

On Sunday, a plane carrying four Canadian skydivers crashed onto a beach in southern Mexico, resulting in the death of a man who was present with his wife. Officials have not yet released any details on the cause of the crash, but it appears that the plane made an emergency landing and sustained minimal damage.

Unfortunately, it landed in an area of the beach with a considerable number of people in the town of Puerto Escondido on the Pacific coast. The object nearly hit the victim, but their nationality has not been revealed.

Four Canadian passengers and one Mexican passenger on the small airplane were taken off the plane and received medical treatment. The civil defense office in Oaxaca state reported that the injured individuals, aged 60, 59, 41, and 35, were in a stable condition.

The aftermath of the crash was captured in a video that was posted. It was reported that the victim and his wife were taking photos when the plane crashed.

A small plane crashes on Bacocho Beach, #PuertoEscondido, with 17 skydivers on board. Sadly, one person named Armando D.C., 67 years old, from Oaxaca City, passed away while taking photos with his wife on the beach when they suddenly saw the plane coming towards them. Vacationing doctors on the beach rushed to help the man, but it was too late. Lifeguards also assisted in rescuing the injured passengers from the plane.

After several minutes, ambulances arrived and transported the injured to hospitals in Puerto Escondido. #Oaxaca

On Sunday, February 11, 2024, Puerto Global shared this post.

Puerto Global shared a video featuring the plane’s side with the label “Skydive Puerto Escondido.” The website for Skydive Puerto Escondido promotes jumps from an altitude of 13,000 feet.

The incident occurred a short distance from the shoreline, and even closer to a wooden structure commonly utilized as a restaurant in Puerto Escondido.

The video shared on social media depicted beach visitors carrying an individual from the plane across the sand.

According to a post on social media by State Governor Salomon Jara, efforts are being made to assist the passengers of the plane who have been injured.

He stated that we will offer complete assistance and stand by the family of the deceased during this tragic loss.

Source: cbsnews.com