Bombardier Challenger 600

Private Plane From Las Vegas Crashes in Mexico

No Survivors. 10 Passengers, 3 Crew On Board

May 06, 2019 - 11:52 am

MEXICO CITY (KXNT) - All 13 people on board a small plane that crashed in northern Mexico were killed. Wreckage was discovered in northern Mexico Monday morning.

The plane, a Bombardier Challenger 600, took off from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Sunday bound for Monterrey, but lost contact with air traffic controllers about two hours after the flight began.

Wreckage of the plane was discovered in a mountainous region in the northern Mexican state of Coahulia, state government said in a statement.

"There were no survivors seen," the statement said.

The cause of the crash wasn't immediately known as crews search for cockpit voice recorders that may shed some light on the reasons.

News outlets reported that the passengers on the plane were in Las Vegas over the weekend to attend the Canelo Alvarez/Daniel Jacobs fight at the T-Mobile Arena last Saturday.. Five of the ten passengers on board were members of the same family

The plane was registered to Utah-based TVPX, listed as an insurance, customs and trust company. The company declined to comment on who was operating the plane.