October 16th, 2010
12:52 AM ET

9 killed in Mexico helicopter crash

Authorities are working to determine what caused a helicopter crash that killed nine people in southeastern Mexico.

The helicopter crashed Friday afternoon in the city of Las Choapas, the state-run Notimex news agency reported.

The helicopter was working with Pemex, a state-owned oil company.

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  1. tomcat

    so was it the cartels or oil? whose feet were stepped on. sorry for the families yet more senceless death to prove what?

    October 16, 2010 at 1:24 am | Report abuse |
    • TW51

      There is a conspiracy theorist among us. Sleep it off, already.

      October 16, 2010 at 6:16 am | Report abuse |
  2. ikantraed

    It's not like any of that oil revenue went to making Mexico a better country all these years..

    October 16, 2010 at 2:11 am | Report abuse |
    • TW51

      There is a schizophrenic among us. Take your meds.

      October 16, 2010 at 6:23 am | Report abuse |
  3. urban farming...

    Visit us at: urbanfarming dot com

    October 16, 2010 at 2:34 am | Report abuse |
  4. ihatetelevision@hotmail.com

    Who cares?

    October 16, 2010 at 2:39 am | Report abuse |
  5. Floria sigmundi

    This is sad news

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUJ4bL6O3uw&feature=youtube_gdata_player

    October 16, 2010 at 2:43 am | Report abuse |
    • LostWorlds.org

      how did you post a video????

      October 16, 2010 at 10:29 am | Report abuse |
  6. Help here

    Hey guys, will you visit SaveStan.ORG a friend of mine with 4 young babies is fighting for his life..... Thanks

    October 16, 2010 at 3:18 am | Report abuse |
  7. Santosh

    Really! Sad news...pray for their soul who loss their life.

    October 16, 2010 at 4:49 am | Report abuse |
  8. Donkey Punch

    Mexican Pirates!!!!!

    October 16, 2010 at 8:56 am | Report abuse |
  9. I dunno

    Judging from the information thus far, I think gravity was involved.

    October 16, 2010 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
  10. Robin Bush

    sad sad news. Pray for them

    October 16, 2010 at 9:44 am | Report abuse |
  11. paco

    dam!

    October 16, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  12. paco

    ariba el chapo

    October 16, 2010 at 10:17 am | Report abuse |
  13. LostWorlds.org
    October 16, 2010 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  14. philipe'

    They should all move to south-central LA where it's safe.

    October 16, 2010 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  15. un tamalito quemado con chile y limon por favor

    I wouldn't go to south central LA on google earth, why the fukk would I wanna step foot on such filth... your a dirty cacarrrosh go bang yur poodle.

    October 16, 2010 at 7:51 pm | Report abuse |
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