On Tuesday, Mexican Authorities has found human remains that confirms the death of 13 people on board a luxury jet, which crashed over the weekend in the north of the country.
The experts have “recovered all the bodies – there are 13 of them”, informed the Coahuila State Attorney General Gerardo Marquez.
He has explained that seven of the dead bodies were “practically intact” but burned, while other six were “reduced to very small fragments” due to the impact.
The remains were recognised thanks to the post in which the bodies were found among the aircraft’s debris. Further identification of the bodies will take place by analyzing bone and teeth of the fragments.
On Sunday, air-traffic controllers reported that they lost contact with the Bombardier Challenger 601 jet, after it has lost altitude over Coahuila. Only the left tail and wings remain intact while the fuselage was shattered and badly charred.
Aboard the flight were two executives of Typhoon Offshore, which is an oil services company in Mexico, along with eight relatives, reports the statement. The group went to Las Vegas to participate in a fight in which Mexican Boxer Saul “EL Canelo” Alvarez has defeated the United States’ Daniel Jacobs.
On Twitter, the athlete has expressed sorrow over the incident, claims “my prayers are with their relatives.” The other three, who died were the crew members of the plane, a twin-engine Bombardier Challenger 600 series.
Coahuila Undersecretary of Civil Protection Francisco Martinez has pointed to changing the weather, with hailstorms, storms, and strong winds as a possible cause of the crash.