Mexico City, Mexico (CNN) -- A Mexican military cargo plane crashed Wednesday on takeoff from Monterrey International Airport, killing five people, the state-run Notimex News Agency reported, citing Mexico's secretary of defense.
The Mexican Air Force plane was carrying out a logistical flight toward a military air base in Santa Lucia when it crashed at 2:36 p.m. (3:36 p.m. ET), Notimex said. It belonged to Air Squadron 301, it said.
The victims were three officials and two crew members, it said.